Ruth Stephanie Murphy

Ruth Stephanie Murphy

AGE: 88 • Manchester

Ruth Stephanie Murphy, nee Schwartz, died Monday, March 24, 2014 at the Veterans Memorial Home, Vineland. She was 88.

Born in Brooklyn, she resided in Maspeth, NY, Elmont, NY and Colonia, NJ before settling in Manchester 10 years ago.

Prior to retiring, Ruth was a teller and bookkeeper for National State Bank in Iselin, where she worked for over 30 years.

She was predeceased by her loving husband of 70 years, Peter, and by her brother, Herbert.

Surviving is her son, Peter, and his wife, Lisa, of Manchester; a daughter, Patricia Ziegelbauer, and her husband, Ken, of Slinger, WI; 5 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held privately under the direction of D'Elia Funeral Home, Rte. 70 & Vermont Ave., Lakewood. For more information, or to post a tribute online, please visit

Funeral Home

D'Elia Funeral Home
Route 70 & Vermont Avenue Lakewood, NJ 08701
(732) 363-1987

Published in Asbury Park Press on Mar. 25, 2014