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Ruth J. (Britton) Serra

February 28, 1931 ~ March 16, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old

Ruth Serra Obituary

Ruth Jean Serra
March 16, 2023

Ruth Jean Serra, 92, affectionately known as "Binky" to her family and friends, of Long Stretch Rd., Pine Grove, formerly of Asbury Park, NJ, Spring Lake, NJ, and San Diego, CA, passed away on Thursday, March 16, 2023 at home.

Born on February 28, 1931 in Long Branch, N.J., she was a daughter of the late James and Ruth Matthews Britton.

She was a graduate of Asbury Park High School, Asbury Park, N.J.

Ruth had worked in Real Estate and alongside her husband, "Cappy", in his College Athletic Placement Service business.  She was an avid Golfer who won her club's 9-hole women's championship 3 times.

Preceding her in death were her husband, William E. Serra, Sr.; a sister Theresa Tweel and a brother James Britton.

Surviving are two sons, Bruce and wife Kimberly Serra of Beverly Hills, CA, William Jr. and wife Sharon Serra of San Diego, CA; a daughter, Patricia and husband Douglas Black of Pine Grove; three grandchildren, Nathan, Shea and Anabel; four great grandchildren, Rocco, Lucy Jean, Tristan, and Aiden.

Services will be held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to either the ASPCA, or St. Joseph's Indian School, P.O. Box 100 Chamberlain, S.D. 57325 or online at  

The H. L. Snyder Funeral  Home, Inc., Pine Grove, is in charge of arrangements and you may send condolences online at 

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