Ruth  Ferrell
Ruth Ferrell

October 17, 2017
Born in Bayonne, New Jersey
Resided in Colonia, New Jersey


Ruth Ferrell, of Colonia, passed away peacefully in the company of her daughter and her son and his wife on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 after a brief illness.

Ruth was born in Bayonne and lived in Colonia for 54 years. She was married to the love of her life, James “Jim” Ferrell, who passed away in 2000. She was also predeceased by her parents, George and Emily Cliss and her sister and brother-in-law, Elizabeth and Thomas McElwee.

Ruth is survived by her children, Janet Sinclair and James Ferrell and his wife Meg; the grandchildren she loved so much, James Ferrell, Jonathan Ferrell and his wife Devon, Marguerite Nee and her husband Simon, Janet Harper and her husband Dustin, Rachel Feminello and her husband Michael; her cousin, Sister Marie Murphy O.P. and her niece, Joyce DeRamus.

Ruth was a great cook, enjoyed playing cards and was an avid reader. She was a member of St. John Vianney Church, the Senior Citizens of Colonia and a lifetime member of Deborah Hospital Foundation.

Donations in her memory may be made to St. Catherine’s Infirmary, c/o Sisters of St. Dominic, 7 Ryerson Ave., Caldwell, NJ 07006..

Funeral Services were entrusted to the Walter Johnson Funeral Home and will be held privately in Hazel Wood Cemetery in Clark.






St. Catherine's Infirmary c/o Sisters of St. Dominic
7 Ryerson Avenue
Caldwell, New Jersey 07006
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