Ruth E. Mulroy
Died: 12/01/2017
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Ruth E. Mulroy

Ruth E. Mulroy (nee Moody) of Jersey City passed away at Cusack Care Center on Friday, December 1, 2017.  She was 96.

A retired bookkeeper for companies including Ambassador Lace and Singer Hardware, Ruth was a devoted wife and mother and a member of the OLM Seniors, but her passion was for the Girl Scouts.  A scout from a young age, Ruth devoted over 60 years to the organization and served on the Board of Trustees and as the former Vice President of the Pavonia Council.   An avid camper she spent summers at the Girl Scout Camp Hudsonia, where she was affectionately known as “Doc” for her work in the infirmary.

Ruth was predeceased by her husband James Mulroy and her son Wallace Eccleston.  She is survived by her son Larry Eccleston, daughters-in-law Joan and Maureen Eccleston: Grandchildren, Grace "Sissy" Schooner and husband Frank, Wally Eccleston and wife Amy, Jimmy Eccleston, Larry Eccleston and wife Vincenza, Tammy Eccleston Olvera and husband Ray, Susan Jaco and husband Filipe, and Raymond Eccleston; Great grandchildren, Ramon Lee and Kaylee Olvera, Angela and Frank Schooner, Cassandra, Leann, Vinnie, Sierra, Andrew and Cara Eccleston and Great great grandson Liam Rivera.

Visitation will be at McLaughlin Funeral Home on Thursday, from 2:00pm-4:00pm and 7:00pm to 9:00pm.  Relatives and friends are invited to assemble at the funeral home on Friday, December 8, 2017 at 9:00am prior to the funeral service at the funeral home at 10am. Interment will follow at Grove Church Cemetery in North Bergen.

In Lieu of flowers, donations to Peacecare Saint Joseph’s, 537 Pavonia Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07306 in Ruth’s memory would be appreciated.
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My deepest condolences for the Mulroy family. Losing a love one is the hardest thing to go through. I know how you feel when I lost my mother that was a hard thing to go through but what gave me comfort where the words of Revelacion 21:4 God will wipe away all tears and death will be no more . I truly hope that these words will also bring you comfort in this time of grief as it did for me.
M Mercado
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