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Robert Ruffner

d. September 4, 2009

Robert Ruffner

RUFFNER, ROBERT WALLACE, age 81 of Sebring, FL died Friday, September 4, 2009 at Florida Hospital Heartland, Sebring. He was born in West Reading, PA, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict. He retired from I.T.T. moving to Sebring in 1987 from Oswego, NY. A member of American Legion Post, Smyrna, GA; Ephrata Masonic Lodge #665, Ephrata, PA; Scottish Rite Bodies, Valley of Greensboro, NC ; Oasis Shrine, Charlotte, NC; Highlands Shrine Club, Sebring; High Twelve Club #592, Sebring and Lake Placid, FL; Oswego Elks Lodge #271, Oswego, NY. Survived by a loving family, wife, Frances L. Ruffner, Sebring; sons and their wives, Bob (Bettie), Longwood, FL, Ray and Glenn (Patricia) all of Powder Springs, GA and Ken (Becky), Dawsonville, GA; step-children, Robert (Elizabeth) Schickling, Pulaski, NY, William (Mary) Schickling, Oswego, NY, James (Karen) Schickling, Plano, TX, Patricia (Michael) Tryniski, Fulton, NY; brother, Gerald (Susan) Ruffner, Rochester, NH; sisters, Shirley (Bill) Montross, Elizabethtown, PA and Joanne (Bob) Groome, Akron, PA; nineteen grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Memorial services 11:00 am, Tuesday, September 8, 2009 at Atonement Lutheran Church with Pastor Felice Johnson officiating. Burial will be at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL. Memorials are suggest to Highlands Shrine Club, Shriners Childrens Hospital, P.O. Box 229, Sebring, FL 33871-0229.


Born: February 17, 1928
Place of Birth: West Reading, PA
Death: September 4, 2009
Place of Death: SEBRING, FL
Occupation: Nuclear Engineer
Organizations: American Legion Post, Smyrna, GA
Ephreta Masonic Lodge #665, Ephreta, PA
Oasis Shrine, Charlotte, NC
Scottish Rite Bodies, Valley of Greensboro, NC
High Twelve Club #592, Sebring and Lake Placid, FL
awego Elks Lodge #271, Oswego, NY

Survived By

Frances L. Ruffner, Spouse
Bob (Bettie) Ruffner, Son
Ray Ruffner, Son
Glenn (Patricia) Ruffner, Son
Ken (Becky) Ruffner, Son
Robert (Elizabeth) Schickling, Step-Son
William (Mary) Schickling, Step-Son
James (Karen) Schickling, Step-Son
Patricia (Michael) Tryniski, Step-Daughter
Gerald (Susan) Ruffner, Brother
Shirley (Bill) Montross, Sister
Joanne (Bob) Groome, Sister
nineteen grandchildren
three great-grandchildren

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