Gertrude (Rudsten)'s Story

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Gertrude Goralnick entered into rest on March 8, 2017 at the age of 100. She was the loving wife of the late Louis Goralnick, with whom she shared 29 years of marriage. Gertrude was the stepmother of Rhoda Morse and her late husband, Harry of Swampscott, Marlene Goldstein and her late husband, Stanley of Peabody, and Norman Goralnick and his late wife Rose of Walpole. Loving sister of the late Daniel Rudsten and Leon Rudsten. Gertrude had many step-grand, great, and great-great-grandchildren. She enjoyed working in sales of women’s clothing and owned a consignment shop in Peabody for many years. Gertrude was very proud of her brother, Daniel who was a Massachusetts State Senator and Professor of Government at Suffolk University - and of both brothers’ service as Marines in WWII.
Funeral services will be held at the Maple Hill Cemetery Chapel, Sabino Farm Road, Peabody, on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at 1 p.m. Interment will be at Maple Hill Cemetery. Immediately following the interment, a memorial observance will be held at Brooksby Village Braeburn Gardens, 400 Brooksby Village Drive, Peabody, where light refreshments will be served. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to The Dana Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284 or via www.dana-farber.org/gift. For online condolences, please visit: stanetskyhymansonsalem.com.
Published on  March 13, 2017
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