Joseph F. Rufa
January 22, 1926 – May 9, 2020
JOSEPH F. RUFA on May 9, 2020, a longtime resident of Seaford, New York, dies at 94 of the Coronavirus. Beloved husband of Alice T. Rufa with 63 years of marriage. Loving father of Scott (Cookie) Rufa, Steve (Sharon) Rufa, Lynda (Alan) Dice and Laurie Carroll. Cherished grandfather of Christopher Rufa, Danielle Carroll, Melissa (Eric) Rotermund, Corinne (Manny) Brooks, Jamie (Felix) Martinez, Andy (Donna) Krasnicki and Mike (Breianna¬¬¬) Krasnicki. Fondly remembered great-grandfather of Ross, Leigha, Haylee, Aubrey and Jayden. Joseph was a roller skating dancer enthusiast of which he won an award back in the day; served in WWII as a Tail Gunner and was V.P. of Richmond Hill Savings Bank. Joseph was a loving dad who took good care of his family, enjoyed family vacations on Loon Lake and fishing.
~ The staff of James Funeral Home would like to thank you for the honor and privilege of serving your family and with our most sincere condolences and continued support to you. ~
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of James Funeral Home, 540 Broadway, Massapequa, New York.
- St. Jude
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Joseph F. Rufa
May 14, 2020
Our hearts go out to Steve and all the Rufa family. Joe was a very special man, and it was always a pleasure to visit with him and hear some funny stories and also interesting stories about the trips he used to take with Alice. Take comfort knowing that he is now with Alice, and together they will watch over you all.