Ruth M. Edick
Ruth M. Edick

October 24, 1920 - May 11, 2019
Born in Concord, NH
Resided in Cranford, NJ
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home


Ruth Margaret Edick, age 98, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Atria Assisted Living in Cranford.

Ruth was born on October 24, 1920 in Concord, NH to Charles and Winifred (Davidson) Reynolds. Her family moved to Elizabeth when she was ten years old, when her father was transferred to be a Supervisor for the Railroad Carriage Works. She married Harold Edward Edick and they lived in Newark, before moving to Garwood in 1950. Upon their respective retirements, they moved to Piscataway in 1983. Ruth then moved to Cranford in 2008.

Ruth worked as a Bookkeeper for the A&P in Elizabeth and Newark during WWII, while her husband served in the U.S. Army in Europe. She later worked with the cafeteria operations of Westfield High School. She then worked in the Parts and Service Department of Westfield Ford Motor Company. Prior to retiring, she worked in Order Processing for Atomic Trophy in Garwood.

Ruth was predeceased by her husband Harold in 1985 and by her three sisters, Faith, Pauline and Helen. She is survived by her sons, Kenneth and his wife Yvette and Keith and his wife Deborah; her grandchildren, Kathleen, Teresa, Michelle and Michael and three great grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Visitation at the Walter Johnson Funeral Home on Tuesday, May 14 from 4 - 8 pm. The Funeral Service will be on Wednesday at 10:00 am at the Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Graceland Memorial Park, Kenilworth.

In lieu of flowers, please send a donation in her memory to Caring Hospice Services of Edison, NJ or the American Macular Degeneration Foundation.



Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Funeral Service
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
10:00 AM
Graceland Memorial Park
1900 Galloping Hill Road
Kenilworth, NJ US 07033
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
11:00 AM


Caring Hospice Services of Central Jersey
1090 King Georges Post Road Suite 703
Edison, NJ 08837
American Macular Degeneration Foundation
P.O. Box 515
Northampton, Massachusetts US 01061-0515


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Matthew S. Perlmutter
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