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Michael J. Ruggieri

October 5, 1935 — February 16, 2023

Mayfield Heights

Michael J. Ruggieri

Michael J. Ruggieri, age 87, Attorney, beloved husband for 63 years of Joanne (nee Cianciolo), loving father of Rita Ruggieri, Vince Ruggieri (wife Tracey), Teresa Davis (husband Craig) and Maria Milano (husband Dave), cherished grandfather of Daneen, Danny, Jeffrey, Danielle, Katie, Angelina, Mary, Joseph, James, Jonathan, Alexandra, Jenna, Michael, Vincent, Dominic, loving great grandfather of Halle, Graciella, Cameron, Kylie, Stella, Carter, Danny, Brooks, Danny, Sammy, Rowen, Sophia and Kash, dear son of Eustacchio and Rita Ruggieri (both deceased), brother of Filomena Korzendorfer (husband Kenneth) and Frances "Sammy" Ruggieri (deceased) (wife Lourdes), loving brother in law of Dolores Malbone (husband Anthony, deceased), beloved uncle of many.

Mike was loving, caring and generous to all. He was very proud of his Italian heritage and shared all he knew with his family.  Mike was an avid reader and very knowledgeable. He could talk to anyone about anything.  Mike will be dearly missed. 

Mass of Christian Burial 12 noon, Friday, March 3, 2023 at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 6850 Mayfield Road, Gates Mills, OH 44040.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mike's memory suggested to Hospice of The Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44110 or at

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Past Services

Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, March 3, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Saint Francis of Assisi Church

6850 Mayfield Rd, Gates Mills, OH 44040


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