Mildred Ruchalski


Mildred (Heindl) Ruchalski 93, of Elmwood Park, NJ passed away on Friday, September 7, 2018 surrounded by her loving family.  Born and raised in Garfield, NJ, she settled in Elmwood Park 62 years ago.  Mrs. Ruchalski was a parishioner of St. Anne R.C. Church in Fair Lawn and a member of the Elmwood Park Senior Leisure Club.  Mildred enjoyed cooking and baking for friends and family but her greatest joy was being a care giver and helping others, especially her family whom she loved immensely.

Prior to retiring, Mildred was employed with Lobel’s Uniform in Elmwood Park for over 40 years.

Beloved wife of 68 years of John J. Ruchalski.  Loving mother of John T. Ruchalski and wife Janis and Maryann Essig and husband Paul. Cherished grandmother of Ashley, Matt, and Mike. Dear great grandmother of Brooklyn.  Devoted sister of Dorothy Scott and Camilla Chase. 

The family will receive relatives and friends Sunday, September 9, 2018, 2-4 & 7-9 pm at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ.  A Funeral Mass is planned for Monday, September 10, 2018, 10:30AM at St. Anne’s R.C. Church 15-05 St. Anne Street Fair Lawn, NJ.  Interment will follow at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus.

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