Rubin Miller

ALBANY, N.Y. — Rubin Miller, 86, of Albany, N.Y., died of complications from a heart attack on March 9, 2011, at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough.

He was born on Sept. 15, 1924 in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Harry and Pauline Miller. He married Rose Freedman in 1951 in Detroit. Mich. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, who served in the European theater of World War II.

He spent his entire post military career in the retail clothing industry, traveling worldwide as a designer and purchaser of both men’s and women’s clothing. As “Rubino of Italy” and “Prince Rubino,” he built a reputation as a consummate salesman and haberdasher. He had a great love for animals. His fondest memories were of the small farm he owned in Michigan, where he kept sheep, goats, horses, chickens, dogs and cats.

He is survived by his daughters, Karen Strange of Boulder, Colo. and Sheila Rollins of Harrison.
He was predeceased by his wife, Rose Miller, in 2001.

He was buried Friday, March 11, 2011 at Mount Sinai Jewish Cemetery in Portland.

The family suggests donations made in Rubin’s name to Responsible Pet Care of Oxford Hills, 32 Waterford Road, Norway, ME 04268.

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