On Monday, April 1, 2019, Ruthjoy Leventhal passed away peacefully at her home in Rockville, MD. She is survived by her 3 children, Amy Musher (Joe), Scott Livingston (Claire) and John Livingston (Susan); her 4 grandsons Jacob, Noah and Evan Livingston, and Jeffrey Rosen (Christy); 2 great-grandchildren, Ben and Andrea Rosen; and her brother, William Marshall. She is predeceased by two other grandchildren, Jay Rosen and Alex Livingston.
Ruthjoy enjoyed a full life with many friends and family. She loved playing Bridge, Canasta and Hand and Foot. She was a dedicated member of B'nai Israel Congregation. She also volunteered at Suburban Hospital, Bethesda Thrift Shop and Make-a-Wish Foundation.
Her doctor said when he asked her what was on her "Bucket List" she said to ride on a motorcycle.
No funeral service is planned per Ruthjoy's request. The family will be observing Shiva on Thursday, April 4 from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm at the home of Amy and Joe Musher in Potomac.
Contributions may be made in memory of Ruthjoy to B'nai Israel Congregation, 6301 Montrose Road, Rockville 20852 or Make-a-Wish Foundation, 6555 Rock Spring Dr. #280, Bethesda 20816. Services entrusted to Sagel Bloomfield Danzansky Goldberg Funeral Care.