Ruth Madwed

Obituary of Ruth Madwed

Ruth Marion Madwed, age 93 of Bridgeport, Connecticut, died Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at Bridgeport Hospital. Ruth was born in Bridgeport, the daughter of the late Jacob and Eva (Gamer) Dolid and was a graduate of Syracuse University with a BFA. She became an accomplished portrait painter and an artist member of the Silvermine Guild in New Canaan, CT. Ruth fell in love with and married Jack Madwed. She turned her attention to raising their 2 children, introducing them to culture, encouraging a thirst for knowledge, and providing a road map for enduring loving relationships and kind generosity. Ruth continued to expand her portrait painting skills. She volunteered for numerous organizations such as acting administrator at Silvermine Guild of Artists in New Canaan, CT, working with disadvantaged children, etc. In 1989, she became a successful Real Estate agent, working for William Raveis Real Estate in Southport, CT. In her first year she became the office's biggest seller and was sent to vacation in Bermuda as a reward. She worked 28 years as a real estate agent, enjoyed great success with both buyers and sellers in Fairfield and neighboring towns. Her specialties included helping sellers prepare their homes for sale and writing clever copy in advertising. She retired after 28 years at the ripe old age of 89. She had a close coterie of friends and together enjoyed such activities as ballroom dancing classes, cooking club, and movie- and Broadway-going. After 53 years of marriage, Ruth was predeceased by her beloved husband, Jack Madwed on Thursday, March 17, 2005. She was also predeceased by her son, Steven Madwed in December of 2003. She is survived by her loving daughter, Amy Madwed Delaney; her endearing daughter-in-law, Regina Madwed; and two precious grandsons, Jacob and Daniel Madwed. She is also survived by her devoted sister-in-law, Alice Madwed, sister-in-law, Miriam Madwed; and by many nieces, nephews and cousins. A graveside service will take place with interment at B'nai Israel Cemetery, Kings Highway in Fairfield on Sunday October 3rd at 10:30 am, with a livestream available at www.greensfuneralhome.com. Abraham L. Green and Son Funeral Home is in care of the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice.