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Donald Raymond Ruhl Sr., 86, passed away on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, at his home in Gloucester.

He was born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, to the late Stephen and Edith Ruhl. He was employed by Bell Telephone of Pennsylvania for 44 years having retired in 1996.

After moving to Gloucester, he was a bus driver for Gloucester County Public School System for 15 years. He owned Grampa’s Toy Box for over 35 years.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Earl and Richard Ruhl, and is survived by his wife, Marlaine M. Ruhl; his children, Donald Ruhl, Jr. (Charity), Deborah Gribbon (Dennis), Denise Ratica (Daniel), David Ruhl, and Dawn Brown; brother, John Ruhl; 13 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, March 5, 2020, at 2 p.m. at the Albert G. Horton Memorial Veterans Cemetery, Suffolk. Andrews Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements.