- October 21, 2015
Earl Ruggiero, 89, of Longboat Key and Leominster, Mass., died Oct. 31.
Born July 25, 1925, Mr. Ruggiero served in World War II and was an entrepreneur who captained two successful businesses in Worcester County, Mass. He enjoyed good food, especially when prepared by his wife, Florence.
Mr. Ruggiero was preceded in death by his wife, Florence. He is survived by daughters Robin and Janet; son, Robert; and one granddaughter.
A memorial service was held Nov. 13, in Sarasota. A service will take place at 11 a.m. Dec. 20, in Lunenburg, Mass.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association, heart.org, or the American Diabetes Association, diabetes.org.