Edward Ruane of Ocean Gate died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008, The family will receive friends from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 3, and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 4, at the Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals, 706 U.S. Hwy. 9, Bayville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008, at St. Patricks Pro-Cathedral, 91 Washington Street, Newark.
Eddie just lost his brother Denis January 3rd 2008.
Thanks, Ed. We are very sorry to hear. The Ledger obit follows.
EDWARD G. RUANE, 62, of OCEAN GATE, died Thursday, Jan. 31, at home, surrounded by his loving family. Born and raised in Newark, he lived in East Orange and Bloomfield before coming to Ocean Gate in 1980. He was a member of the Sheet Metal Workers International Association, Local 27 for 45 years, and the past president of the Local 27 Retirees Club. He served in the U.S. National Guard, and was a member of the Bayville Elks Lodge 2394; the Ruane Civic Association; and a proud supporter of the Patricia Murphy School of Irish Dance.
Edward was predeceased by his parents, Patrick and Eileen Hayes Ruane; his sisters, Eileen Ruane and Maureen Ruane Capolo; and his brothers, Denis, John, and William. He was the beloved husband of 32 years of Joan Elaine Duffy Ruane; a devoted father of Edward Jr. of Ambler, Pa., and Siobhan Maureen Ruane, and Sheelagh Eileen Ruane, both of Ocean Gate; and brother of Patrick of Howell, Katherine Manning of Cedar Grove, Robert of Bloomfield, and Michael of North Caldwell. He was the loving uncle of 29 nieces and nephews.
The family is deeply grateful to the physicians and staff of Kimball Medical Center, Lakewood, and NYU Medical Center, New York City for their ongoing efforts to sustain and enrich Ed's life. If you have not yet done so, please indicate on your driver's license that you wish to be an organ donor. This unselfish gift enabled Ed to spend more precious time with us.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday and 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals, 706 Highway 9, Bayville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Patrick's Pro-Cathedral, 91 Washington St., Newark. Interment to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Patrick's Pro-Cathedral, 39 Bleeker St., Newark, NJ 07102. Email condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.ryanfuneralhome.com.
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