James J. (Jim} Ruggio

James J. (Jim} Ruggio, 90, of Liverpool, NY, and previously from Oswego, NY died peacefully at the VA Hospital, Syracuse, Monday August 19, 2019. Jim was predeceased by his parents, Vita and Frank Ruggia of Oswego, and 7 brothers: Carmen, Anthony, Joseph, William, Alfred, and infant brothers Joseph and William. He is survived by his 5 children, David (Carol) Ruggio; Michael (Kathy) Ruggio; Karen (Ashwin) Amanna; Steven (Zhao xia) Ruggio; Debra Ruggio. Jim is also survived by his sister Frances Enwright; 12 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren. Jim served in the United States Navy during the Korean War, and he was a 4th degree Knight of Columbus. Jim was an usher and longtime volunteer at St. Joseph’s Church, where he was a very devout Catholic and family man. A Memorial Mass will be held Christ the Good Shepherd at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Oswego, NY. at 9:00 AM Friday August 23, 2019. Burial will be in St. Paul’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be Thursday from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. 4th St. Oswego. A special thank you goes to his former wife Theresa and her husband Bob Domachowski, who provided care for Jim in their home. A special thank you also goes to the VA Hospital, Syracuse for all their care and support. Contributions may be sent to The VA Hospital, 800 Irving Ave, Syracuse, NY 13210.

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