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Leber Funeral Home

2000 Kennedy Blvd, Union City, NJ

OBITUARY

Mary Ruth Gittinger

Passed away on August 2, 2019

Mary Ruth Gittinger, of Jersey City, passed away on Friday August 2, 2019. She was born in Rutherford and lived most of her life in Jersey City. Mary Ruth worked in the accounts receivable department for Oakite Corporation in Berkeley Hts. for over 20 years before retiring. She was a Sunday school teacher and active member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Jersey City for many years. Mary Ruth was the dear sister of the late Viola Covert, Mildred Rutherford and Ann Zitt. She was the dear aunt of Debra Rutherford, Carol Rabe and husband George and Howard Covert and wife Diana Sadaieva as well as the grand aunt of 3 grand and 1 great grand nephews. The funeral will be on Tuesday 8/6/19 at 10:30am at the Leber Funeral Home with the internment to follow at Hillside Cemetery. The visitation will be on Monday 8/5/19 from 5 to 9pm. In Lieu of flowers donation in Mary Ruth’s name may be made to: The American Cancer Society.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, August 5, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, August 6, 2019
  • Committal Service Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Memories

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Rosanne Pisano

August 5, 2019

My dear friend, we will miss you. You were like a sweet mother to all of us at work and always shared your love and thoughtfulness with everyone even after your retirement. You always remembered and celebrated my son, from his birth till your going home to be with our Lord. We love you Mary Ruth and will miss you dearly.

Rosanne, Don & Christian Pisano

Anne Contino

August 5, 2019

MaryRuth was the kindest most giving person I’ve known. I met MaryRuth when I was 20 yrs old. I started a new job and MR took me under her wings. She taught me about work and life. She always had advice to give. She even bought me a bottle of champagne for my 21st birthday. She was one of a kind. She really made a difference in many lives RIP MaryRuth.

Barbara Wegman

August 3, 2019

She was a lovely and caring woman. May her memory be eternal.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY