On Sunday, November 11, Marilyn H. Nager died peacefully after a long illness. Marilyn was the wife of Boston antiques dealer Simon Nager for 61 years. She was the granddaughter of Abram Rubin of Boston, a pioneer antiques dealer, who began his business in the early Twentieth Century. The business was carried on by Mrs Nager’s father, Harry Rubin of Boston, her uncles, Henry Rubin of Boston and Leopold Rubin of Hartford, Conn.
Her husband, Simon, entered the antiques business in 1946 and has continued the tradition to the present day. Marilyn was a constant companion to Si and tended the antiques shop in Boston and later in Dedham, Mass.
She was a collector of eclectic taste and traveled from Canada to Florida with her husband in pursuit of antiquities. She also leaves her sons Nathan Nager and his wife Nancy, James Nager and his wife Diana Renn and many grandchildren.
Donations in her memory may be made to the Newton-Wellesley Hospital Charitable Foundation, 2014 Washington Street, Newton MA 02462.