Alfred Ranken

Obituary of Alfred Ranken

Alfred Ranken, 82, of Cream Ridge, Plumstead Township died Wednesday, February 21, 2007 at The Manor, Freehold Township. Mr. Ranken was born in Pennsauken. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. Mr. Ranken was a truck driver for Baker’s Merchandise, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania before his retirement. He was a member of the Lord of Life Lutheran Church, Tabernacle; a former member of the Mount Laurel Fire Department and First Aid Squad; and served as Commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 2445, Maple Shade from 1956 to 1957. Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Amelia Mease Ranken; a stepson, Daniel Duffy; two stepdaughters, Kathryn Lithgow and Dorothy Dailey; a brother, William Ranken; two sisters, Ann Scheman and Delma Allen; and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Visiting will be held at the Higgins Memorial Home, 20 Center Street, Freehold on Monday from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Monday at 11:00 A.M. followed by interment at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 1 Winchester Ct., Tabernacle, NJ 08088 or Friendship Cottage, WHCA, 248 Bucksport Road, PO Box 299, Ellsworth, Maine 04605-0299 would be appreciated.
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