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Rae (Cebelius) Ruby-Rein

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“May your many fond memories and your faith in God's promises for the future be a source of strength and peace to your family at this time. (Isaiah 35...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Giana Zeno

“Mat and family. So very sorry to hear of the lose of your mom. She was always such a kind and supportive mother. My mother remembers her so fondly as...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Joel Bartlett - Family Friend

“Mathew & Rae's extended family, I am so sorry for the loss of Rae, I worked with her at Pelton's for many years, she was a lovely lady and friend....Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Sue Bartomioli - Plainville, CT

“Mat and Stephanie.. My heart is breaking for you right now. I hope that you will in time find comfort in the memories you all shared with your Mom. ...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Sherry Keeran - Manchester, CT

“Rae will remain one of my favorite people. Matt, I am so sorry for your loss. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Amy Griswold-Anderson - AR

“I am a friend of Rae's since Charles Wright Elementary school and all thru high school. My condolences go out to the Rien family. I am saddened to...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: David Wolanin - Manchester, CT

“I am a friend of Rae's since High School. My condolences go out for her family. I was shocked to hear of her passing. May you rest in peace. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: karen jedziniak-engle - CA

“Thinking of all of you this Easter Day. May your memories give you strength and peace. Love this picture of Rea. Betty Ann ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Betty Ann Fusco - Wethersfield, CT


Rae C. Ruby-Rein, 65, of Manchester, died Wednesday, April 12, 2017. She was predeceased by her husband of Bernard L. Rein, co-founder of Rein's Deli, in 2012. Born in Hartford, the daughter of the late J. Frederick and Betty-Rae (Hall) Cebelius, Rae grew up in Wethersfield and graduated from Wethersfield High School, Class of 1969. She worked as a certified fitter with DME and retired in 2001. Rae resided in Greater Hartford all her life and was a long-time member of Emanuel Lutheran Church. She enjoyed big band music, travel, and her cats.

Rae leaves her son Mat Ruby, his wife Stephanie, and her children, Megan and Mark Gardner; brother-in-law Howard Eaton and his wife Sally; nephew John Eaton and his wife Sarah; step-son, Michael Rein Sr., his wife Peggy, and their son Michael Rein, Jr., his wife Courtney, and children, Kayla, Quinnlan, Emily, and Seann. She also leaves many cousins and extended family.

Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 371 Wolcott Hill Road, Wethersfield. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford. Family and friends will be received Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Taylor & Modeen Funeral Home, 136 South Main Street, West Hartford. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association. For directions and online condolences, please visit www.taylorandmodeen.com.