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Services for Michael Ruzek

Michael Ruzek (back row, far right without hat) coached many teams, including SPFBL's 12U Summer Team in 2011, New Providence Green League 50/70 Playoff Champions. Credits: SPFBL

FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- A Funeral Mass will be held for Michael Ruzek at St. Bartholomew the Apostle R.C. Church, 2032 Westfield Ave., Scotch Plains, on Thursday, April 27, at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at St. Gertrude Cemetery (53 Inman Ave., Colonia, NJ).

Visitation will be in the church on Wednesday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Arrangements are by Memorial Funeral Home in Fanwood. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the family for his son Vincent's college education.

Michael Ruzek, was 60 at the time of passing on Sunday. He was married to Anna. Their son, Vincent, is a senior at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family for Vincent's college education.

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