Angelo Ruggiero

Angelo Ruggiero, 86, who had lived in River Forest for 43 years, died on Dec. 6, 2017. Born in Chicago on April 10, 1931, he was the husband of Gina (nee Minervini); father of Nicholas, Anna Jean (Brian) Flanagan, Richard (Gina), and Michael (Diana); the grandfather of Angelo, Robert, Sarah (Mike) Sherry, Jennifer (Grant) Dawson, Allison Flanagan, Mia, Elisabeth and Anna; great-grandfather of Olivia, Madeleine, Alex and Chloe; brother of Lena (the late Dominic) De Benedetto, the late Michael, the late Rose, and the late Josephine; uncle to many nieces and nephews; and a cousin and friend to many. 

Services were held on Dec. 11 followed by private interment. Arrangements were handled by Carbonara Funeral Home in Melrose Park.

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