WOOSTER – Margaret M. Ruscitti, age 86, of Wooster, loved most as a wife, mother and grandmother and a true people person, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 13, 2011 after a brief illness.
Margaret was born in Steubenville, Ohio on February 24, 1925 to Anthony and Mallie Orlando D’Anniballe. She graduated from Big Red High School and worked for dentist Dr. Delucca before marrying her childhood sweetheart, Chris N. Ruscitti.
Chris and Margaret moved to Cleveland, Chris’s home town in 1949 and then to Wooster in 1959. Margaret’s beloved Chris passed away on February 14, 1986. Margaret worked for dentist Dr. Tony Biggio in Wooster, Ohio for 35 years. She truly enjoyed her work, the dentists, and the girls, as well as all of the patients. She never failed to work someone in to the schedule. Just a few short weeks ago she attended one of Dr. Biggo’s special game dinners with her daughter Donna and emjoyed seeing everyone there. Always on the go, Margaret loved her family, charity work, clubs, and friends. She always learned new things, including how to use a computer and e-mail, and she truly loved life and was always there to help anyone who needed it. We miss you Mom.
She is survived by her children Dan of Canton, Donna Ruscitti (Brian Rigg) of Columbus and Chris (Tami) of Kent; grandchildren Angela, Tony, Vinny and Mallie, a brother Nick D’Anniballe of Steubenville and nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at the McIntire, Davis & Greene Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster on Thursday from 2-4:00 p.m. and 6-8:00 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at the St. Mary Catholic Church at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Stephen Moran as the celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to St. Mary Catholic Church, PO Box 109, Wooster, OH 44691 or to the Salvation Army, Wooster Corps, 437 S. Market St., Wooster, OH 44691.
St. Mary Catholic Church or the Salvation Army
Friday, March 18, 2011 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Mary Catholic Church
Thursday, March 17, 2011 from 2-4:00 p.m. and 6-8:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home