Born July 17, 1918, in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of the late Joseph and Frances Rubin.
He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. An avid photographer, he enjoyed many hobbies, including model railroading and stamp and coin collecting. Rubin worked in the toy industry for many years, owned a hobby shop and doll hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y., and was employed as a toy buyer for Caldor and L.H. Martin.
In addition to his wife of 61 years, he is survived by his three daughters, Carole Marotto and her husband, Michael of Norwalk, Myra Rubin of Princeton Junction, N.J., and Janice Essa of Brooklyn, N.Y.; six grandchildren, Jamie and Stephen Marotto, Emma and Zachary Bailey, and Noah and Adam Essa; and his sister, Sylvia Amada of Brooklyn, N.Y.
A graveside service was held at Beth Moses Cemetery in Farmingdale, N.Y., on March 14.
Donations in Rubin's memory may be made to The Jewish Home for the Elderly, 175 Jefferson St., Fairfield, CT 06825.