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Ruth A Murphy

AGE: 88 • Hazlet

Ruth A Murphy, 88, of Hazlet, NJ, died on July 28, 2017 at her home. She was born and raised in Jersey City. After High School she worked as a secretary for ITE Circuit Breaker Company in New York City until moving to Hazlet with her husband Jack where she lovingly raised her three daughters. After her children were grown Ruth re-entered the workforce and had a very successful career in the Monmouth County Court System. Initially starting as Hazlet's Court Clerk and then advancing to a Court Liaison for the Monmouth County Court System. She was a communicant of St Ann's RC Church Keansburg.

Surviving are her three daughters, Anne DiGangi of Middletown, Jacqueline Murphy of Hazlet; daughter & son-in-law, Claire and Carter Hall of Freehold; two sisters, Alyce Snyder and husband Richard of Brick, Claire Mulligan and husband Jim of Clarkston, MI; brother, David Wilson and wife Kathy of Middletown; 4 grandchildren, Billy, Jonathan, Julianne, Christian, a great grandson Angel and several nieces and nephews who she loved dearly.

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, John Murphy (2001), sister, Marie Ziolkowski (1990),and son in law, Kenneth DiGangi (2013).

Visitation will be held Tuesday, August 1, 2017, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm at John F. Pfleger Funeral Home, 115 Tindall Road, Middletown. Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday August 2, 2017at 9:00am at the funeral home. A Funeral Liturgy will be offered at 10:00am at St. Ann's RC Church, Carr Ave., Keansburg. Burial will follow at Fair View Cemetery Middletown., .

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Published in Asbury Park Press on July 30, 2017
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