Ruth R. Davis

Ruth R. Davis

AGE: 91 • Denville

Ruth R. Davis, 91, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 at her home. Ruth was born in Ocean Grove, NJ and moved to Denville in 1939. She became the Assistant Post Master of the Mountain Lakes, Post Office and after 27 years of service to the Postal Service she retired in 1982.

Ruth was predeceased by her husband, Earle; her daughter, Joyce Dawes; her 2 brothers, George and William Ackerman, and her 2 nephews, Bobby and Gary Ackerman. Ruth is survived by her 2 daughters, Shirley DeHart and Phyllis Vialard; 6 grandchildren, Jeffrey, Michael, Annie, Leann, Kate and Hooter (David); her "7th Grandchild," Tina; her 7 great grandchildren, an expected great-great grandchild, several nieces and nephews and her care giver, Laura.

All services are private. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, 60 East 56th Street, 8th Floor, NY, NY 10022 or would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements through Norman Dean Home for Services, Denville, NJ. Please share a memory of Ruth at

Published in Daily Record on Jan. 30, 2013