OBITUARY

Virginia Accurso Ruffino

March 26, 1924February 20, 2013

Virginia A. Ruffino, 88 of Bryan, Texas, passed away February 20, 2013 at home. Visitation will be Thursday February 21, 2013 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan. A rosary will be recited by Msgr. John Malinowski at 7:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. A funeral mass will be offered February 22, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. by Rev Patrick Ebner, pastor at St. Anthony Church assisted by Msgr. John Malinowski. Graveside services will follow at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

She was preceded in death by her husband John Ruffino in 1970; her parents Joe and Lula Campise Accurso; sisters and brothers-in-law Josephine and Bruce Everitt, Grace and Jasper Todaro, Mary and Tony Todaro, and brothers Joe and Paul Accurso.

Mrs. Ruffino is survived by her three sons and their spouses: Richard and Doris Ruffino; Larry and Marianne Ruffino; Roland and Vicki Ruffino. Also surviving are her grandchildren and spouses: Melanie and Dwayne Skinner; John and Lynette Ruffino; Lynnsie Ruffino; Michael and Laura Ruffino; Monica and Randy Trevino; Melissa Ruffino; Paul and Jessica Ruffino. Great grandchildren include Leanne and Jeff Kocian; Lisa Skinner; Jaclyn Ruffino; Lauren Ruffino; Austin Skinner; Isla Ruffino and Great-Great granddaughter Evelyn Kocian.

Mrs. Ruffino was also blessed to be survived by her sister Dottie and her husband Dr. James B. Wilson of Bryan, Texas and sister-in-law Nancy Accurso of Mt. Prospect, Illinois. Numerous nieces and nephews reside in Bryan-College Station, Houston and Chicago.

The family would like to thank our mother’s devoted and loving caregivers: Rita Rodriguez; Vickie DeSantiago; Glenda TenHulzen; Alisa Herrera; and Jenny Hernandez. Special thanks also to the staff at Home Instead and Traditions Health Care.

The family has requested in lieu of flowers that memorials for Mrs. Ruffino be made to St. Anthony Church.

Services

  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, February 22, 2013
  • Visitation Thursday, February 21, 2013
  • Rosary Thursday, February 21, 2013
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Jim and Theresa Accurso and Family

February 24, 2013

She was a great lady, aunt and friend. I always enjoyed visiting Bryan as a young-un, and staying with her. The food and hospitality at 915 Gordon will stay with me for the rest of my life!

Kathy and Frank Palermo

February 22, 2013

To the Ruffino Family,
The loss of someone so close is always quite difficult. We would take away all your grief, if only we could, just know your grief is shared, by us and so many more. Our prayers are with each of you, now and in the many long days ahead....

Ronnie and Connie West

February 22, 2013

Are thoughts and prayer are with the Ruffino family.

February 22, 2013

May God bless all of you in this time of loss. We all loved Aunt Virginia.
Paul & Georgie

geri deluke

February 22, 2013

To the Ruffino Family,
I am sad to hear about the passing of your sweet Mother and Grandmother,she was a beautiful lady inside and out. Always had a smile on her face. I remember her so well as she would come to my Dad's store to visit and to take our meat order. My sister Sarah just adored her. RIP sweet Lady....Don't worry about the Boys, you did a fine job raising them and making them who they are today, you left them wonderful memories to treasure.....God has truely gained another angel.....God Bless....

Sabrina & David Oates

February 22, 2013

Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.

Paul Ruffino

February 21, 2013

God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

D'Anne Pamplin

February 21, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you Vicki and your family. Love, D'Anne & Marcus

Ronnie & Cathy Gaas

February 21, 2013

Richard,Larry,Roland:
We are so deeply sorry for your loss. Cathy and I are in Ohio but please know that our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Your Mother was a great lady and I am honored and blessed to have known her.
God Bless You All,

Deanna Froehlich

February 21, 2013

God Bless your Family in this time of loss. Deanna Froehlich