January 25, 1932 - September 11, 2021
Claire Rusnak, 89, of Old Bridge, NJ, passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loving family, on Saturday, September 11, 2021. Claire was born on January 25, 1932 to Edward and Regina Lough in Bayonne, NJ. Claire married George Rusnak, the love of her life, on September 3, 1955. Claire was a teacher in the Old Bridge School District for 23 years before retiring in 1994. She lived in Old Bridge for 62 years where she was a communicant of Saint Ambrose Church and a member of the Altar Rosary Society. Claire was a woman with many hobbies. She was an avid reader and loved to discuss books. She enjoyed playing bridge, going out to lunch, seeing movies and going to Broadway shows. She treasured her lifelong friendships, some lasting over seventy years. The best times of her life were spent with family at the beach house on Long Beach Island, in Vermont, and in Florida. She was predeceased by her husband, George Stephen Rusnak in 2018; her father, Edward J Lough; and her mother, Regina Murray Lough. Claire is survived by her four children and their spouses; Susan and Tom Castles, Janet and Tommie Bellavance, Joyce and Jim Nunziata, and George and Ellen Rusnak, eight grandchildren; Meghan, Jessica, Thomas, Ethan, Samuel, Michael, George, and Shannon; nine great-grandchildren, Wyatt, Kayleigh, Cameron, Asa, Ayla, Christian, Leon, Tillie Mae, and Jonas. Visitation will be held Wednesday, September 15, 2021 from 4-8 PM at the Old Bridge Funeral Home, 2350 CR 516, Old Bridge, NJ. 08857 A Mass Of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 10:30 AM at St Ambrose Church, 96 Throckmorton Lane, Old Bridge, NJ. 08857 Committal Services will follow at the the Brig. Gen. W. C. Doyle NJ Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown, NJ. Online condolences can be given at www.oldbridgefh.com.
Claire Rusnak, 89, of Old Bridge, NJ, passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loving family, on Saturday, September 11, 2021. Claire was born on January 25, 1932 to Edward and Regina Lough in Bayonne, NJ. Claire married George... View Obituary & Service Information
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