Raymond R. Ruble of Hainesport died Saturday, October 4th, 2008 at his residence.
Mr. Ruble was a lifelong Hainesport resident and a longtime member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Hainesport, where he was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Holy Name Society.
Mr. Ruble proudly served with the United States Marine Corps in WWII in the South Pacific with the 1st and 6th Marine Divisions and was a member of “Edson’s Raiders.” He received the Purple Heart Medal and fought on Guadalcanal, the Solomon Islands, Eniwetok and other islands in the South Pacific. He was a retired vehicle mechanic with U.S. Civil Service and worked on tanks and armored personnel carriers at Fort Dix.
Mr. Ruble was also a former bus driver for Wills Bus Service, a former policeman in Hainesport and a life member of the Hainesport Fire Company and also a member of the NJ Exempt Firemen’s Association.
Husband of the late Florence Ruble, Mr. Ruble was deeply loved by his four daughters, Barbara Ruble of North Bergen, NJ, Lorraine Stephens and her husband John of Newark, NY, Renee Rivera and her husband Joe of Lumberton and Cory Spengeman of Hilton, NY. He is also survived by three granddaughters, Deanna, Kristin and Mary; a brother, Peter M. Ruble of Hainesport and two sisters-in-law, Virginia Ruble of Southampton and Dot Ruble of Lumberton.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, October 11th, 2008 at 11 AM at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Marne Highway, Hainesport. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Hainesport. Friends may call Saturday from 9:30 to 11 AM at the church.
Contributions may be made to the Hainesport Fire Company, Broad Street, Hainesport, NJ 08036.
Arrangements by the Perinchief Chapels, Mount Holly.