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Martin J
Ruby Jr.

December 22, 1933 – September 19, 2022

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Obituary for Martin J Ruby Jr.

On Monday, September 19, 2022, Martin J. Ruby Jr., 88, loving husband, father, and grandfather passed away. He was born on December 22, 1933 in Jersey City and resided in Lyndhurst with his family before retiring in Toms River. After high school, Martin enlisted in the Air Force where he worked through the ranks up to Staff Sergeant in the Strategic Air Command. After an honorable discharge from the Air Force, he pursued an education through the Teterboro School of Aeronautics for his Airframe and Powerplant licenses. This education brought him to his career in American Airlines in aviation maintenance for 37 years. Along with his career path, Martin’s determination and work ethic allowed him to be involved with the Boy Scouts as a leader in Jersey City and Lyndhurst, a member of the Lake Ridge Board of Directors, past-president of the Men’s Club, chairman for the St. Luke Church Picnic, and a member of the Bocce Traveling Team. During his down time, Martin enjoyed golfing, fishing, working on puzzles, and camping with his family. He is predeceased by his children, Martin J. Ruby III and Barbara J. Ruby-Meccia. Surviving is his wife of 65 years, Barbara R. Ruby, son, Charles G. Ruby & wife, Patti, a sister, Dolores Begalke and 3 grandchildren, Kerri Horvath, Martin Meccia and Clement Meccia. Visitation is Friday from 4-8 PM at Oliverie Funeral Home, 2925 Ridgeway Road, Manchester. A Funeral Liturgy will be Saturday at 9:15 AM at St. Luke Church, Toms River with interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington, New Jersey. The family will be receiving friends and family from 3 PM at Martin and Barbara’s place of residence.

First Visitation

When September 23, 2022 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Oliverie Funeral Home
2925 Ridgeway Road
Manchester, NJ 08759
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Mass Information

September 24, 2022 9:15am
St Luke RC Church
1674 Old Freehold Rd
Toms River, NJ 08755

Interment Information

September 24, 2022
Holy Cross Cemetery
340 Ridge Road
North Arlington, NJ 07031
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