Mr. Ruiz, 74, of Keyport, died Jan. 6, 2010, at Bayshore Community Hospital, Holmdel. He had resided in Port Monmouth before relocating to Keyport 28 years ago. Mr. Ruiz was employed at Lily Tulip, Holmdel. He was also a chef at the Buttonwood Manor, Matawan, and a construction worker and carpenter for various local companies. He was predeceased by his first wife, Celinda Ramos; two sons, Rolando and Edwin Medina; and a sister, Malta Morales. Mr. Ruiz is survived by his wife, Amal Kamal; five daughters and two sons-in-law, Irma Medina of Keyport, Juana “Sandra” and Ozcan Ozkan of Keyport, Yolanda Medina of Keansburg, Maria Cartagena of Point Pleasant Beach, and Iris and Carlos Roda of the Iselin section of Woodbridge; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Aurelio and Nora Medina of Brick, and Angel Collazo of Keyport; 21 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Jersey State Memorial Park, Englishtown. Arrangements were by Bedle Funeral Home, Keyport. Memorial donations may be made to American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.