Albert B. Rubenstein, a retired Hecht Co. advertising employee who competed in the Senior Olympics in his later years, died April 1 at the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington in Rockville. He was 83.
Mr. Rubenstein, who entered the home in September, had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gehrig's disease.
A native of Baltimore, Mr. Rubenstein graduated from City College in 1926.
Mr. Rubenstein began his career in advertising at The Evening Sun in the 1920s.
In the early 1960s, he joined Hecht's advertising production department. He retired about 1970.
He is survived by two sons, Stanley E. Rubenstein of Great Neck, N.Y., and Joel K. Rubenstein of Laguna Beach, Calif.; a brother, Dr. Maurice Rubenstein of Baltimore; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family suggested donations to the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington or the ALS-Muscular Dystrophy Foundation, 30 E. Padonia Road, Timonium 21093.