Ruth Joyce Waters

Ruth Joyce Waters

AGE: 83 • Brick

Ruth Joyce Waters, 83, of Brick, formerly of Middletown, died Friday, June 13, 2014 at Jersey Shore Medical Center. She was born in Long Branch, NJ., the only child of Charles and Mary (Applegate) Clayton.

Ruth was a strong woman who was always the great protector and supporter of her children and sacrificed for their needs. She had a great sense of humor and was always ready to have fun and enjoy life. She loved movies, TV shows and mystery novels. Ruth was a former member of the Lions Head South Residential Community, where she was a former chairman of the clubhouse committee and treasurer of the travel committee. She retired from Ft. Monmouth - CECOM as a budget analyst.

Ruth is predeceased by her parents. She is survived by her four loving and grateful children; James and wife Charlotte of Whiting, Steven of Medford, Michael of Walkersville, MD., and Karen Yuhas and husband Mike of Bowie, MD., and grandchildren, Ryan, Ashley and Brandon Waters

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 17th from 4-8pm at the John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Avenue, Red Bank, NJ 07701. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 18th 10am at St. Anthony of Padua RC Church, Red Bank, NJ. Entombment will follow at Fair View Cemetery, Middletown, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ruth's memory to the , Center Pointe II, Suite 103, 1160 Route 22 East, Bridgewater, NJ 08807. Please visit Ruth's memorial website available at

Funeral Home

John E Day Funeral Home
85 Riverside Ave Red Bank, NJ 07701
(732) 747-0332

Published in Asbury Park Press on June 16, 2014