Ruby S. (Pozitzer) Gordon, 81

Ruby S. (Pozitzer) Gordon, 81



December 2, 2021 ~ 28 Kislev 5782


Ruby S. Gordon, 81, died December 2, 2021.  She was born in Louisville to the late Abe and Fannie Zimmerman Pozitzer.

Ruby graduated from University of Louisville with a Bachelor’s degree in social work.  She received her Master’s degree from Kent School of Social Work.  She was a supervisor with Shield Development Services for five years.  She then went to work with the Hillebrand House and the Jefferson County Health Department.  She was director for the TB, Methadone and Drug Court Programs at the health department.  After retiring from social work, she volunteered with Friend for Life, Casting for Recovery and Reel Recovery.  She was a 2005 Bell Award recipient and a Dosan at Actor’s Theatre.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ronald Gordon; and her brother, Alan Pozitzer.

She is survived by her daughters, Florence Mills (Troy) and Phyllis Ghazi (David); and two grandchildren.

A graveside service for Ruby will be 10:00 am on Friday, December 10th at Cave Hill Cemetery.  The procession will gather at the cemetery main entrance, 701 Baxter Avenue.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Friends for Life Cancer Support Network, 4003 Kresge Way, Suite 100, Louisville, KY 40207-4652, Senior Care Experts, 145 Thierman Lane, Louisville, KY 40207 or Reel Recovery Fly Fishing for Men with Cancer, 160 Brookside Road, Needham, MA 02492