HAPPY 90th BIRTHDAY Ruth Schermer Farbman & Jean Schermer Fien
Date of birth: The sisters were born March 27, 1928, in Youngstown
Parents: Morris and Sarah Schermer
Siblings: The sisters are the last survivors of 10 children; one brother and seven sisters are deceased.
Education: Ruth and Jean graduated from South High School in 1946
Ruth Schermer Farbman
Spouse: Solomon Farbman on Oct. 27, 1946. He is deceased.
Children: Marsha (Larry) Hirschl of North Lima and Barry (Trudy) Farbman of Austintown
Grandchildren: Five grandchildren, one of whom is deceased, and two step-grandchildren
Great-grandchildren: one great-grandchild and one step-great-granchild
Employment: Homemaker and sales representative for Klein’s Department Store, downtown Youngstown
Memberships: Member of Temple El Emeth and former member of the PTA in the South Range School district, Temple Sisterhood and the Temple Pioneer Women
Jean Schermer Fien
Spouse: Carl Fien in 1948. He is deceased.
Children: Steven (Sheree) Fien of Lyndhurst and the late Mitchell Fien
Employment: Homemaker and receptionist for a beauty salon
Membership: Member of Fairmount Temple
Other information/lifestyle: Ruth and Jean continue to live independently, exercise, play the slots, post on Facebook and send email jokes.
Date and location: The sisters were recently honored with a luncheon at Johnny’s Restaurant in Boardman, where they were surrounded by family and friends. The luncheon was hosted by Ruth Farbman’s children.