July 16, 1915 - January 4, 2019

Nutley, NJ - Formerly of Newburgh, NY

Ruth Bresnan of Nutley, NJ died peacefully on January 4, 2019. She was born to the late Teresa Rose Ciccone and the late Antonio Ciccone on July 16, 1915 in Newburgh, NY.

Ruth was predeceased by her husband, James Bresnan Sr.; her son, Richard Bresnan; great-grandson, Ian Bennett; daughter-in-law, Paula Bresnan and her siblings: Frances Ciccone, Louis Ciccone, Mary Ciccone, Katie Ciccone, Anthony Ciccone and Frank Ciccone. She is survived by her sons: James Bresnan, Jr. and Keith Bresnan and daughters: Judith Krupinkski and Cheryl Paserchia; her granddaughters: Lisa Zafar and Beth Abarca and her grandsons: James Bresnan and Mark Bresnan; as well as, numerous other grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Ruth was a long-time resident of Newburgh, NY where she raised her five children before residing in New Jersey. After raising her children, she had a career in human resources as Director of Personnel for Kresge's Department Store in Newark, NY. One of Ruth's favorite hobbies was doing cross word puzzles. Ruth was blessed with a long life. She will be dearly missed by her family.

Funeral services were private and entrusted to Shook's Cedar Grove Funeral Home, 486 Pompton Ave., Cedar Grove, NJ. Memories and condolences may be shared at shookscedargrove.com