Ruth R. Michaelian

December 22, 1924 - July 04, 2011 

Ruth R. Michaelian

December 22, 1924 - July 04, 2011 

Obituary for Ruth R. Michaelian

Michaelian, Ruth R. (nee Ruddy) age 86 of Allendale died Monday, July 4, 2011. Born in Weehawken she lived in Allendale for 56 years. Ruth was a graduate of Holy Name School of Nursing, Teaneck. Ruth was the proud owner of the Merri Mart gift shop in Allendale for 9 years. She was Director of Nursing for Allendale Nursing Home and Woodcliff Lake Manor Nursing Home. She was also a home care and hospice nurse with Valley Home Care and Hospice. Ruth was most recently employed by Orthopedic Care Physical Therapy in Fair Lawn, NJ. She was a parishioner of St. Elizabeth’s R.C. Church, Wyckoff, NJ. Ruth considered herself the luckiest mother and is survived by her loving children, Elizabeth (Bitsey) and her husband Sid Blanchard of Scotch Plains, NJ, Susie and her husband David Meeske of Old Tappan, NJ, Jack Michaelian and his wife Robin Goldberger of NY, NY, and Ruthanne and her husband Richard Balch of Allendale, NJ. Also surviving are her beloved grandchildren, Christopher, Kaelin, Steven, Kimberly, Katie, Brittany, Olivia and Veda. She was predeceased by her husband Harry in 1971. Visiting hours are Friday 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home, www.vpfh.com, 257 Godwin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ. Funeral Mass Saturday 10 AM at St. Elizabeth’s R.C. Church, 700 Wyckoff Ave. Wyckoff, NJ. Interment St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Hackensack, NJ. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to The Campaign for Villa Marie Claire, 718 Teaneck Rd. Teaneck, NJ 07666 or The Center for Food Action, 59 Ridge Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430.

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