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Charles Gerard Ruggeri

November 16, 1953 August 15, 2018
Charles Gerard Ruggeri
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Obituary for Charles Gerard Ruggeri

Charles Gerard “Chuck” Ruggeri, of Rolla, passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at the age of 64.
He was born in St. Louis, MO on November 16, 1953 to Angelo Mario Ruggeri and Eva (Schultz) Ruggeri.
On June 18, 2016 he married Tina Devine, who survives.
Mr. Ruggeri was a U.S. Naval Veteran having served on submarines in the early to mid 1970’s. He earned a Master’s Degree from the University-Missouri-Rolla, now Missouri S&T, in Chemical Engineering. He founded and operated the Cuba Paint Co. in Cuba, MO for many years. When he located to Rolla, he owned and operated a building construction Co. “One Man and a Toolbox.” He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Rolla.
Chuck was preceded in death by his father, Angelo Ruggeri, and a brother-in-law, Tom Imlay.
He will be greatly missed by his surviving family which includes his wife, Tina Ruggeri, of Rolla; his mother, Eva Ruggeri, of St. Louis, MO; seven children, Jimmy Ruggeri, of IL, David Ruggeri, of England, Alex and Aaron Ruggeri, both of St. Louis, and Shannon, Courtney, and Leslie Sanazaro, all of St. Louis; four sisters, Anne Imlay, of St. Louis, Joan Ruggeri, also of St. Louis, Karen Jaskowiak and husband Joseph, of IL, and Barbara Hunter and husband Michael, also of IL; two brothers, Steven Ruggeri and wife Denice, of TX, and Michael Ruggeri and wife Amy, of St. Louis; five grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other extended family members and dear friends.
A funeral Mass for Charles Ruggeri will be held at 10 am Monday, August 20, 2018 at St. Patrick Catholic Church. A visitation for family and friends will be held prior to the Mass beginning at 9 am at the church.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society.


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