In memory of
Santo Ruggiero
In memory of
Santo Ruggiero
Santo E. Ruggiero, 91 Beloved brother and uncle Santo E. Ruggiero, passed away peacefully of natural causes Friday, June 26, 2020. He is survived by and lived with his brother, John L. Ruggiero Jr., and was a lifelong resident of Mariners Harbor. Santo was the son of John Sr. and Canditta Ruggiero. He was one of 13 siblings. He was predeceased by his brother Ralph and sister-in-law Carol, his brother Marco, his sister Mary and brother-in-law Sal, his brother Catello and his sister-in-law Mildred, his sister Rose and his brother-in-law John, his sister Lily and his brother-in-law Jimmy, his brother Frank and his sister-in-law Maria, his brother Joseph and his sister-in-law Rita, his brother Lawrence and his sister-in-law Margaret, his sister Mae and his brother-in-law Nicky, his brother Benedict and sister-in-law Barbara, then Rosemary, his surviving brother John, and late sister-in-law Frances. He is survived by 29 nieces and nephews. Santo was an auto mechanic for Island Chevrolet and then H&L Oldsmobile. He worked on farms and was an avid vegetable gardener. He loved working on cars for his family, riding scooters, minibikes and snowmobiles with all the kids. He enjoyed watching all of his nieces and nephews grow up, their children too, and all the kids in the neighborhood. Everybody loved him. He played baseball for hours on the weekends with his family. He adored his pet dog Cookie and his old dogs Brandy and Targa. He was a simple good man and will be so missed. The family will receive friends from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at the John Vincent Scalia Home For Funerals, Inc., 28 Eltingville Blvd. (at Eltingville Station), Staten Island, N.Y. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at St. Michael Church, 211 Harbor Rd., Staten Island, N.Y. 10303. Entombment will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Staten Island, N.Y. John Vincent Scalia Home for Funerals 28 Eltingville Blvd. Staten Island, N.Y. 10312 (718) 356-6363
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In memory of
Santo Ruggiero
Santo E. Ruggiero, 91 Beloved brother and uncle Santo E. Ruggiero, passed away peacefully of natural causes Friday, June 26, 2020. He is survived by and lived with his brother, John L. Ruggiero Jr., and was a lifelong resident of Mariners Harbor. Santo was the son of John Sr. and Canditta Ruggiero. He was one of 13 siblings. He was predeceased by his brother Ralph and sister-in-law Carol, his brother Marco, his sister Mary and brother-in-law Sal, his brother Catello and his sister-in-law Mildred, his sister Rose and his brother-in-law John, his sister Lily and his brother-in-law Jimmy, his brother Frank and his sister-in-law Maria, his brother Joseph and his sister-in-law Rita, his brother Lawrence and his sister-in-law Margaret, his sister Mae and his brother-in-law Nicky, his brother Benedict and sister-in-law Barbara, then Rosemary, his surviving brother John, and late sister-in-law Frances. He is survived by 29 nieces and nephews. Santo was an auto mechanic for Island Chevrolet and then H&L Oldsmobile. He worked on farms and was an avid vegetable gardener. He loved working on cars for his family, riding scooters, minibikes and snowmobiles with all the kids. He enjoyed watching all of his nieces and nephews grow up, their children too, and all the kids in the neighborhood. Everybody loved him. He played baseball for hours on the weekends with his family. He adored his pet dog Cookie and his old dogs Brandy and Targa. He was a simple good man and will be so missed. The family will receive friends from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at the John Vincent Scalia Home For Funerals, Inc., 28 Eltingville Blvd. (at Eltingville Station), Staten Island, N.Y. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at St. Michael Church, 211 Harbor Rd., Staten Island, N.Y. 10303. Entombment will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Staten Island, N.Y. John Vincent Scalia Home for Funerals 28 Eltingville Blvd. Staten Island, N.Y. 10312 (718) 356-6363
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28 Eltingville Boulevard
Staten Island, NY 10312
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