OTTAWA — James J. Ruggerio, 80, of Ottawa, passed away peacefully with family by his side, Wednesday, Feb. 21.
A funeral ceremony will be at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, at Ottawa Funeral Home with the Rev. Jeff J. Windy officiating. Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday prior to services at the funeral home.
He is survived by his loving wife, Luanna; two children, Laurie Walter and Michelle (Jack) Hardy; four grandchildren, Elizabeth Walter, Christina Ruggerio, Nicholas Hardy and Rachel Hardy; and one great-grandson, Landon Hardy.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Ronald Ruggerio.
Memorials may be directed to Queen of the Holy Rosary Memorial Shrine, 529 Fourth St., La Salle, IL 61301.
The online guest book may be viewed and remembrances shared at ottawafuneralhome.com.
Ottawa Funeral Home & Crematory
1111 La Salle St., Ottawa, IL 61350