Service measured not by GOLD,
                           but by the GOLDEN RULE

Service measured not by GOLD,
          but by the GOLDEN RULE


WOOSTER “ John Joseph Ruggeri, 85, of Wooster passed away on Sunday, August 22, 2021 at his home.
He was born December 31, 1935 in Dover the son of Carmelo and Carmella Constantine Ruggeri.   He married Kathy Kershner on October 27, 1986.   She survives.
John had worked on the railroad and had proudly served his country with the US Marines.   He loved baking, gardening and making rolling pins.
Surviving in addition to his wife is a son Johnathan (Amanda) Ruggeri of Burbank and grandchildren Carmella, Alex and Aiden Ruggeri.
He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings Nick, Joseph, Phillip and David Ruggeri and Mary Maertins.
Friends will be received at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 from 6-8:00 p.m.
There will be no funeral services.
Online condolences may be left for the family at

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Tuesday, August 31, 2021 from 6-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home


  1. Kathy, you have my deepest sympathy in the loss of John. I will pray for peace in your life.

  2. Dad, I miss you so much! Tomorrow is going to be hard, I love you and can not wait to see you again someday! Thank you for all you have done!


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