Harriet Ruthie Turover Katz

Ruthe T. Katz, 83, an office manager in her husband’s dental practice in
Hyattsville during the 1970s and 1980s, died April 19 at her home in
Kensington. She had ovarian caner.

During the late 1960s and early 1970s, Mrs. Katz was a clerk in the
membership department of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association in

Harriet Ruthe Turover was a native Washingtonian and a 1945 graduate of
Central High School. She had lived in Kensington since 1964.

She volunteered with the National Kidney Foundation, Children’s National
Medical Center and Hadassah, a Jewish women’s organization.
She was a member and on the board of managers at Adas Israel Congregation,
a Conservative synagogue in Washington. In 2007, she received the Yad
Hakavod award from the Congregation.

Her first husband, Franklin Immerman, died in 1968 after 21 years of
marriage. A daughter from that marriage, Anita Schwartz, died in 1998.
Survivors include her husband of 39 years, Dr. Nathan Katz of Kensington;
two children from the first marriage, Mark Immerman of Northampton,
Mass., and Sue Immerman of Takoma Park; two stepchildren, Lizabeth Katz
of Montgomery Village and Laura Lawson of Martinsburg, W.Va.; and nine

— Lauren Wiseman