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Richard Carmine Ruffolo

December 3, 1926 May 30, 2019
Richard Carmine Ruffolo
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Richard C. Ruffolo
Of Wilmette

Richard C. Ruffolo was born on December 3, 1926 in Highland Park to Floyd and Helen (nee Ruffalo) Ruffolo. He died Thursday, May 30, 2019 in Riverwoods.

Mr. Ruffolo served in the United States Army during WW II. Richard opened his first grocery store in Deerfield, IL when he returned from his Military Service. Richard worked as a meat market manager for 35 years with Sunset Foods and Don's Finest Foods in Lake Forest. He was a member of St. Mary Parish in Buffalo Grove. Richard loved to spend time with his family, especially his grandchildren, and was loved by all.

Richard is survived by his children, Renee (Michael Arnopol) Ruffolo-Arnopol, Rick (MaryBeth) Ruffolo and Michael (Cynthia) Ruffolo; grandchildren, Alexandria (Patrick) Brennan - Arnopol, Danielle Ruffolo, Christopher Ruffolo, Richard Arnopol, and Allison Ruffolo.

He was preceded in death by his wife Germaine (nee Steffens); his parents; siblings, Donald (Glenna) Ruffolo, Lila (Frederick)Thomas.

Funeral Mass 10:00 am, Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at St. Mary Parish, 10 N. Buffalo Grove Road, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089. Interment will be at All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to American Heart Association at Funeral Information and condolences can be given at or (847) 253-0168.

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Funeral Mass




10:00 AM 6/5/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 6/5/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Mary Parish

10 N. Buffalo Grove Road
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

St. Mary Parish
10 N. Buffalo Grove Road Buffalo Grove 60089 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


All Saints Cemetery Final Resting Place

700 N. River Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016

700 N. River Road Des Plaines 60016 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Heart Association

3816 Paysphere Circle
Chicago, IL 60674

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