Hernando “Andy” Ruiz Zorrilla


Hernando “Andy” Ruiz Zorrilla, 84, of Hoboken, passed away peacefully on July 11th, 2023 at his home surrounded by his children.

Born in Manila, Philippines. Later becoming a resident of Hoboken for many years.

He was predeceased by his wife, Emma nee Linker (2017).

Andy was a retired Yardman with the Caliber Auto Transfer in Port Elizabeth, NJ and was a member of the Teamsters Union Local 560 in Union City, NJ.

Surviving are two daughters, Tita Lugo and her husband David, Jennifer Dennis and her husband Kenneth, and a son, Adriane Ruiz Zorrilla and his wife Roxsann. A brother David and a sister Laura Gregory.

Andy leaves behind twelve endeared grandchildren; Chelsea, Aiden, Cyan, Alexa, Mia, Isabella, Sophia, Julian, Billy, Aaron, Gia, Janet, and a great-grandson, John.

A memorial mass will be announced at a later date.

A private cremation will take place in Clifton, NJ.


Share your favorite memories, offer words of sympathy, light a candle, or leave a memento.