Ruth May Napier
April 22, 1951 – January 5, 2021
Ruth May Napier, 69 of Newton, passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at home surrounded by her family.
Ruth was born in Jersey City, NJ to the late John and Ruth (Engroff) Sharpe. She was raised in Essex County before moving to Newton, NJ 37 years ago. Prior to her retirement she ran her business, Napier’s Cleaning Service for 20 years. Ruth was a firecracker that loved with a big heart.
Ruth is survived by her beloved daughter Lisa Napier of Newton, NJ and her two sister’s Mary Barinas of Blairstown, NJ and Eleanor Garulle of Barnesville, PA. Along with her parents, Ruth was predeceased by her son Nathan Joesph Langley, two sisters and one brother.
All services will be held privately. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Smith-McCracken Funeral Home in Newton, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Ruth’s name to Karen Ann Quinlan Memorial Foundation, 99 Sparta Avenue, Newton, NJ 07860. Condolences may be offered online at www.smithmccrackenfuneralhome.com
- John Sharpe, Father (deceased)
- Ruth Engroff Sharpe, Mother (deceased)
- Lisa Napier, Daughter
- Mary Barinas, Sister
- Eleanor Garulle, Sister
- Nathan Joseph Langley, Son (deceased)
- Karen Ann Quinlan