Robert R. Ruffini


Robert R. Ruffini, 84 of Fair Lawn, NJ passed away on Thursday, December 12, 2019.  Born and raised in Hasbrouck Heights, NJ he resided in Fair Lawn for 30 years. A proud veteran Robert served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.  He was a parishioner of St. Anne RC Church in Fair Lawn.  He was a member of the American Legion Post #171 in Fair Lawn and a member of the Knights of Columbus, St. Ann’s Council # 2853 where he served as past Grand Knight.  An avid golfer, Robert will be missed by his family and friends.

Prior to retiring in 1996, he was employed as a sub-contracting manager with Allied Signal in Teterboro, NJ for 45 years.  


Beloved husband of Alice (Ganci) Ruffini.  Loving and devoted father of Richard Ruffini and wife Marta, Lisa Lavitol and husband Michael, Joseph Frusciante and wife Janice and Robert and Ronald Frusciante.  Cherished grandfather of Jessica, Juliana, John, Michael and Corinne.  Dear brother of  his late twin sister Roberta Robertson and Raymond Ruffini. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.  

A Funeral Mass is planned for Monday, December 16, 2019, 10:00 AM at St. Anne RC Church, 15-05 St. Anne Street, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410.  Entombment will follow at Garden of Memories in Washington Township.  The family will receive relatives and friends on Sunday,  2 – 7   PM at Vander Plaat- Caggiano Funeral Home Inc., 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410.

In lieu of flowers. donations in memory of Robert may be made to the American Legion Post # 171, 17-08 River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410.

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Dear Alice, my sincere condolences on Bob's passing. Janet Callea
Janet Callea
Such a wonderful man ..a lot of fun too. Our hearts are breaking for all of you. May he rest in peace in God’s hands.

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