Joseph F. Ruckert Sr.

October 1, 1934June 25, 2018

Joseph Franklin Ruckert, Sr.,age 83 of Freedom, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 25, 2018. Loving husband of sixty-two years to Rose E. (Cox) Ruckert; devoted father of Luther T., Joseph F., Jr., (Jenny), George A. (Dianne), Becky L., Carol A. Kruise (Robert) and Jeffrey D. Ruckert; proud Pap of thirteen grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren; brother of Charles, Betty Pasco, Ruth Miller, Roy, Harvey, Darla Gatz, and Margie Barrett; preceded in death by his siblings; Lettie Boring and Shirley Morrison. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received on Thursday, June 28, 2018 from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at the Saul-Gabauer Funeral Home, Inc., 273 Route 68, Rochester, PA 15074, where services will be held on Friday, June 29, 2018 at 11 AM. Joe was retired from LTV/J&L Steel and McKees Rocks Forging where he had worked as a welder. He had a special love for playing the guitar and hunting, fishing, camping, all with his wonderful, loving family. In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorial donations to the Lymphoma Society


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John Skinger

July 5, 2018

We were saddened to hear of Joe's passing. You have our deepest condolences.

Faith Ann Loughner-Gingrich

June 29, 2018

I know my momma (Shirley Ann) is rejoicing now that you are Home with Grandma, Grandpap and Aunt Letty. You were loved by so many in life and will be greatly missed. You will always be in our heart and I will always be your rosebud. Until we meet again, rest in peace Uncle Joe.

Love, Faith Ann

Samantha Simons

June 26, 2018

Always Loved..
Never Forgotten..
Forever Missed..
I love and miss you pap!

Your Samany!