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Ruth Wahler Stoveken

Died: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018

Funeral Service


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sun., Dec. 02, 2018
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Sun., Dec. 02, 2018
Location: Bridgewater Funeral Home

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Ruth Wahler Stoveken


Ruth Wahler Stoveken, 84, passed away on Monday November 26, 2018 at Autumn Care of Shallotte in Shallotte, NC. She was born in Perth Amboy to the late Louis and Rose Hansen and resided in Bridgewater for over 25 years. Ruth was employed for Ortho Pharmaceuticals in Raritan for many years. She was an active member of the Red Hats and Hatters of Shallotte, NC. She will be sadly missed by family and friends.


Ruth is predeceased by her first husband, James Wahler, grandson, Vincent James Wahler and stepson, James G. Stoveken. She leaves behind to cherish her memories her husband, James Stoveken, her children, Jay Wahler and Donna Wahler-Briskey and husband Tom, stepchildren,  Nancy Kreiger and Kenny Stoveken and wife, Vicki, brother, Herb Hansen, niece Wendy, nephew, Herbie, 6 grandchildren, and 1 great-grand child.


Visiting hours will be held from 2-4pm and 7-9pm on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at the Bridgewater Funeral Home, 707 East Main Street, Bridgewater, NJ 08807. Funeral services will be held 10am on Monday, December 3, 2018 at the funeral home, followed by burial at Hillside Cemetery in Scotch Plains, NJ. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to a veteran’s charity of your choice.

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Rose Marie
   Posted Wed November 28, 2018
My condolences to the Stovenken family on the passing of Ruth. Cherish
the many loving and sweet memories you have of her. Those memories
can give you the comfort needed during this sad time. Also, pray to
God for comfort. Trust in him for the help needed.

Charles and Elaine Otis
   Posted Thu November 29, 2018
So sorry to hear about the lost of our dear friend and neighbor. She will be missed and may she Rest In Peace.

Theresa Stoveken
   Posted Fri November 30, 2018
Dear Donna, Tom & Jay

What a special lady. She will be missed. Many memories I will cherish. So sorry for your loss

James Saunders
   Posted Fri November 30, 2018

SOFT AND SWEET MEMORIES STANDING SPRAY was sent by Dr. Mark and Abby Saunders, and Staff.

Ruthie was an angel of a lady. We sure will miss her. We love you Jim. Dr. Mark and Abby Saunders, and Staff.

Maureen Moriarty
   Posted Sun December 02, 2018
My thoughts are with you , but especially Donna, Jay, Tommy , and Dad Hansen. So many fond memories . So wish I could be with you Donna at this time.

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