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Frank J. Ruggiero, Jr.

Family & Friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Thursday, August 11th from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt.107) Revere, for Frank J. Ruggiero, Jr. who died on Sunday, August 7th at the Hunt Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Danvers, following a long illness, he was 77 years old. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere at 12:00 p.m., followed by interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Peabody.

Frank was born on August 1, 1945, in Everett to Frank J. Sr. & Mary “Jennie” (Lanzo) Ruggiero. He was one of three children. Frank was raised & educated in Everett. He was an alumnus of Everett High School, Class of 1963. He married the love of his life, Patricia (DeYeso) on May 25th, 1968. The couple remained in Everett where they began their life together and to raise their only child, Todd. They later moved to Haverhill, then settling in Malden over 14 years ago.  Frank was a hardworking man, who began his career at G.E. for several years, before working as an estimator for over 30 years at Fabrizo’s Custom Cabinetry. Frank also coached his son’s Pop Warner Football Teams in the 1970s and Everett Youth Hockey teams as well.  His love for his family was obvious, they are what mattered most to him. He fought valiantly over the past few years with his wife by his side.

He is the beloved husband of 54 years to Patricia A. “Pat” (DeYeso) Ruggiero of Malden. Loving & proud father of Todd Ruggiero of Charlestown. Cherished brother of Stanley Ruggiero of Everett & his former wife Terry Ruggiero of Danvers & Angela Ruggiero of Quincy. Devoted son of the late Frank J. Sr. & Mary “Jennie” (Lanzo) Ruggiero. Dear brother-in-law of Joyce Tardito & her late husband Louis of Easton & Jean R. Sasso & her husband Gerald T. “Jerry” of Peabody.  He is also lovingly survived by several nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, and his canine pal “Buddy”.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to New England ADA – American Diabetes Association P.O. Box 7023 Merrifield, VA 2216-7023.


Visiting Hours

Thursday, August 11th from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

Thursday, August 11th at 12:00 p.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere


Cedar Grove Cemetery, Peabody

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  1. Butch & Joanne Graziosi
    Aug 10 2022

    Pat & Todd we are so sorry for your loss. Frank & Butch have lived next door to each other for about 60 years and they talked about so many wonderful memories. We will certainly miss him. Please call us anytime. We pray he is now at peace and pain free finally. Our love goes out to the whole family.
    Butch & Joanne Graziosi

  2. Chuck Monteforte
    Aug 8 2022

    RIP to my best friend. I will never forget our years together. We are left with so many memories. You,Rinny, Paul and me had so many good times together,with our wife’s of course.Until we meet again Frank. Rest easy.
    So,so sorry Pat and Todd. No more suffering for Frank. All my love.

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