Patricia Anders-Ruggiero

August 20, 1954April 11, 2012

Patricia “Pat”Anders-Ruggiero

Patricia Anders-Ruggiero, 57, of 4702 Tower Drive, Greensboro, NC passed away at home Wednesday, April 11, 2012.

She had a passion and love for all animals especially her backyard birds. She spent her life taking care of others, never putting herself first. Pat put up a brave fight till the very end and will be missed by so many.

Surviving is her husband Bo Ruggiero; beloved dog, Digger Ruggiero; daughter and her husband, Heather and James Craig; step-sons, Chris Ruggiero, Jeremy and his wife Daisy Ruggiero; mother, Doris Anders; brothers, Mike and Steve Anders; mother-in-law, Frances Ruggerio, brother-in-laws and their wives, John and Denise Ruggiero, Danny and Debbie Ruggiero, Albert and Ann Ruggiero; brother-in-law, Tony Ruggiero; and grandson, Ryan Ruggiero; Heather’s dad, Burris Reaves and his family. Also, a special thanks to her friend and neighbor Sue. Pat was preceded in death by her father, Lloyd Anders.

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April 26, 2012

Bo Bo, So sorry to hear about your wife. My heart is heavy for you. I will pray that God guides you in the future days. You are always welcome to come and visit and stay for awhile. Love Your Friend Kathy Lamb aka Jersey Girl

April 23, 2012

Doris -- We are so saddened to hear about Pat. She was one of my special girls. Call us sometime. Love - Nadine and Ruth Garland

Cindy Bishop

April 19, 2012

I am so sad to hear about Pat. She was my best friend from 9th grade until we graduated. Although we had not seen each other in several years and I think of her often. We had so many wonderful and fun times growing up and I know she will be greatly missed by her family. Cindy Crow Bishop

Jim Hamilton

April 18, 2012

Hi Folks,

Dad and were very saddened to hear about Pat's passing. We'll all miss her humour and wonderful nature.

April 18, 2012

Heather, I am so sorry. We will be praying for you. Cathy and Tiki

Phillip Wilson

April 18, 2012

My thoughts and prayers go out to all of the family. I grew up with the Anders in Roanoke and have many fond and funny memories. Pats mother worked in the office at East Salem Elemntary where I went to school before I moved to Cave Spring so I felt like I have known the family all of my life. What a sweet, funny and beautiful woman Pat was. Sorry for your loss.

April 16, 2012

Heather and Family,

I was so saddened when I heard about Pat's passing. She was always fun to be around and I have many fond memories of her. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Love to a sweet girl named Heather.

Liz Parnell Colston

Katie Wooten-Walters

April 15, 2012

I have and will continue to always cherish the memories of Pat when I was a child. I am so very sorry to hear of your loss Heather. I love you dearly and will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

mary payne

April 15, 2012

words cannot express my condolences for the loss of such a beautiful person..please know you're all in my constant prayers since I heard the news. Pat, until we meet again, love you! Your friend, Mary Parnell Payne

susan parnell early

April 14, 2012

I am sitting here so sad to hear this, heather, bo, and all the family i have been praying for you. What can i say about Pat. She could make a stone face laugh. I loved her and thought of her often. I was so glad she found happiness with bo and our Lord Jesus. She was so much fun to be around and o know there is no sorrow or sadness in Heaven, but if there was there ain't now. GOD put her in charge of that department. "Pat, go cheer that one up, cause noone could do it like you." I will always remember and cherish the memories we shared and there was so many. I love you girlfriend, susie