Ruth was born in Newark, NJ. She was very proud of her Father who was a fire captain there.
She moved to Monroe from Somerset, but her favorite place that she lived was Spring Lake Heights. She considered the shore her home.
Ruth was a homemaker who was also always busy with many volunteer projects. She was a member of the local Women’s Club, St. Catherine’s Catholic Church, the PTA and she helped raise money to build Deborah Hospital.
Ruth loved playing games and cards and she was a world class cook and baker.
She is predeceased by her parents, 2 sisters and a brother as well as her Husband, Jim Ikuss. She is survived by her Daughter Pat Bubb and Son -in-law Jay of Fort Myers, Florida, her son Jim Ikuss and Grandson Scott, his Wife Amanda and 2 great grandsons.