In Memoriam : Donald Rulis

Donald J Rulis - age: 86
(November 06, 1927 to December 05, 2013 )
Resident of Brielle, New Jersey

Visitation Information:
Visitation: Sunday December 8, 2013
Time: 2-4 pm
Service: Sunday, December 8, 2013
Time: 3:30 pm
Place: Here

Donald J Rulis, 86 of Brielle passed away on Thursday December 5 at his home with his family by his side. Donald was born in Carbondale, PA and raised in Kearny, NJ. Donald was a graduate of Kearny High School, NCE (Newark College of Engineering) and received his degree in education from University of New Hampshire. He was an Army veteran of World War II. After his military service Donald worked as an engineer for Timex in New Jersey and Connecticut for many years and then Hillman Rollers, Wall, NJ for over 10 years until his retirement. Donald loved gardening, reading and spending time with his family.

Donald was predeceased by his two sisters, Ruth Byrne and Rosemary Rulis. He is survived by his wife of 63 years Edna (nee Little) Rulis of Brielle, a daughter Patricia Tilton of Brielle and a son Donald J Rulis, Jr of TX. Donald is also survived by a grandson Christopher Tilton of Brick; two sisters Bernadette Bernarsky of Simpson, PA and Marcella Thaeler of CA; several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation Sunday December 8 from 2-4 pm at Orender Family Home for Funerals, 2643 Old Bridge Road, Manasquan, NJ. A Funeral service will be held Sunday 3:30 pm here at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Brielle First Aid Squad, PO Box 262, Brielle, NJ 08730 or Cure PSP, 30 E. Padonia Road, Suite 201 Timonium, MD 21093 or by email (Progressive Supranuclear Palsy). To send condolences to the family or obtain directions to the funeral home please visit

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Our deepest sympathy. Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Dave, Ann Marie and Dave Tessin