Paul A. Ruggier

By Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Paul A. Ruggier, 69, of Elizabeth Township, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, April 19, 2019. He was born May 11, 1949 in McKeesport and was the son of the late John and Florence (Sweeney) Ruggier. Paul was a member of St. Patrick Church in Christy Park and was a US Marine Veteran. He was proprietor of Simplified Merchant Processing and MMD Fabrications.  He is survived by his wife, Shelley Mae (Gibel) Ruggier, son, Jason P. (Heather) Ruggier of Cranberry Township, daughters, Melanie L. Ruggier of Elizabeth Township, Samantha J. (Dan) Taylor of Buena Vista, and Jamie J. (Victor) Hopkin of Ruffsdale, grandchildren, Amanda (Christopher), Jacqueline, Wade, Robyn, Carli, Matthew, Lauren, Cameron, Jacob, Max, and Zachary, great-grandson, Logan, sisters, Carol (Walter) Worek and Evelyn (Tom) Fichera of West Mifflin, Sandi (Gerry) Como of Jefferson Hills, uncle, Paul (Barb) DeFabio of Boston and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his sisters, Patricia (Joe) Petrick and JoAnn Russell. Friends are welcome Monday, April 22, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Patrick Church on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 10 am with The Rev. Vincent P. Velas , officiating. Interment with Military Honors will follow at Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Township. Condolences may be made at

Originally published April 20, 2019.

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