Ronald (Ron) Rabb, 80, of Mansfield, Texas, died on August 13, 2022, after a long, hard-fought battle with cancer.
Born in Chelsea, Massachusetts in 1942 to Helen and Nathan Rabinovitz, Ron attended Chelsea High School, and then went on to attend Suffolk University and Boston College.
Other than a brief time teaching history at his alma mater Chelsea High School early in his career, Ron worked in the retail industry his entire life. Prior to his retirement in 2020, Ron most recently spent 14 years working for the Army & Air Force Exchange Service. Ron loved working at AAFES and many of his co-workers became his close friends.
Ron also served his country as a member of the United States National Guard.
Ron loved following all Boston sports teams, especially the Patriots, and enjoyed reading, discussing current events, and spending time with friends.
In addition to his parents, Ron was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Rabb, and sister, Marjorie Sweet.
Ron is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years, Mae (Miller) Rabb, son Neil Rabinovitz and daughter-in-law Sharon Rabinovitz of Decatur, Georgia, son Dana Rabb and daughter-in-law Erica Rabb of San Francisco, California, and his four grandchildren, Brandon, Shayna, Alec, and Megan. Ron’s family was the pride and joy of his life.
A grave-side service and interment will be held on Sunday, August 21, 2022, at 10:45am at Sharon Memorial Park, 40 Dedham Street, Sharon, MA.
Shiva (visitation and paying respects) will be observed at the residence of Mae Rabb in Mansfield, Texas from Sunday, August 21, 2022, through Tuesday, August 23, 2022, beginning at 6:30PM-8:30PM with memorial prayer from 7-7:30PM.