Ethel Ruggiero
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Monday
25
February

Visitation

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, February 25, 2019
Oakland Memorial Home
330 Ramapo Valley Road, <no data>
Oakland, New Jersey, United States
(201) 337-6161
Tuesday
26
February

Funeral Liturgy

9:30 am - 10:30 am
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church
117 Franklin Ave
Oakland, New Jersey, United States
Tuesday
26
February

Interment

11:00 am - 11:30 am
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Christ the King Cemetery
Huron Rd
Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Ethel Ruggiero

Ethel Ruggiero, 88, of Oakland, NJ, passed away peacefully on February 23, 2019 at Van Dyk Assisted Living in Hawthorne, NJ.  She is preceded in death by her husband Carmen.

Visitation will be held at Oakland Memorial Funeral Home on Monday, February 25, from 4-7 pm.  A funeral service will be held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Oakland, NJ on Tuesday, February 26, at 9:30 am.  Interment will follow at Christ the King Cemetery in Franklin Lakes, NJ.

Ethel was born in Reading, Pennsylvania on January 25, 1931.  She moved to Paterson to work at the silk factories in her teens where she met and married Carmen Ruggiero.  They moved to Oakland in 1956 and raised three daughters, Kathryn Kolstad, Alice Mattera,  and Ethel Warren.

Ethel loved to cook for family and enjoyed Sunday dinners at her house.  Ethel was the life of the party where ever she went.  She spent the last two years at Van Dyk’s Assisted living facility.Ethel is survived by her three daughters: Kathryn Kolstad, husband Kenny of Glen Rock, NJ. Alice Mattera of Pompton Plains, NJ and Ethel Warren, husband James, of Medford Lakes, NJ.Grandchildren: Jim Warren Jr, Nicole Hill, partner Thomas Mulé, Robert Warren, Amy Dempsey, husband Shawn, K.C. Kolstad, wife Corrinda, Nicholas Mattera, wife Sheila.Great-Grandchildren: Jenna, Kayla, Jayden Pala, Tyler, Bryson, Rhiannon, Alex, Cody, Ryan, Madison, and Brooke. Brothers: Carl Babb, wife Betty and David Babb, wife Cheryl. Sister: Nancy DeRosa and many nieces and nephews. Ethel is preceded in death by sister Helen Believe. 

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