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Joseph B. Truex Sr.

October 9, 1963 ~ June 6, 2018 (age 54)
Joseph B. Truex Sr.,54, of Little Silver passed away Wednesday, June 6th.
He was born in Oceanport to Raymond and Rita.

Joe was a civically minded individual who constantly gave back to his community serving 16 years and a three time Captain of the Fair Haven EMS and served in the Fair Haven Fire Dept., a onetime Captain of the Rumson EMS and a 20+ year member of the Middletown Auxiliary Police Dept.

He is predeceased by his father, Raymond and his brothers Michael and Thomas. He is survived by his beloved wife Ethel, his loving sons; Raymond, Joseph Jr., Brian, Benjamin, David Ruthenbeck Jr.and Kevin Ruthenbeck and dear grandchildren; Tyler and Skylar. Also surviving are his Mother, Rita and siblings Philip, Jake, Kate Portee and Patricia White.

A life celebration will be TODAY, Tuesday, June 12th from 4:00 – 8:00 pm at the John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Ave. Red Bank, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, June 13th at 11:15 am at St. James R.C.Ch. Broad St. Red Bank, NJ. Interment will be private.

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