Col. Alex's Story
Col. Alex Ruggiero passed away in December 13, 2017 in Hayes VA., surrounded by his loving family. He was the son of the late Felice Ruggiero and Esther Conroy.
He was retired from the USMC after 34 years of service to his country. He was married to the late Ruth Jacobs Ruggiero for 68 years.
He is survived by sons, Robert (Sally) of Austin TX. and George 'Jerry' (Barbara) of King George VA.; grandsons, Alexander Ruggiero, Marcus Richardson and Bradley Ruggiero; and brother, Francis M. (Katherine) Ruggiero and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by son, Douglas Ruggiero; sisters, Rose Vicino, Mary Bax, Flora Stone, Mary Ellen and Laura and brother, William.
Funeral services took place on Monday December 18, 2017 at Abingdon Episcopal Church in White Marsh, VA. Burial with full military honors followed in Arlington Cemetery, Washington DC.
Published on December 19, 2017