Joseph Anthony Ruggiero

April 1, 1964 ~ May 6, 2021 (age 57)


Joseph Anthony Ruggiero, 57, of Tipton, entered eternity on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at his home with his family by his side. Per Joseph’s wishes, he was cremated and there will be no formal services. Online condolences may be shared at

Joe was born on April 1, 1964 in Pittsburgh, PA and was the son of Henry Joseph Ruggiero and Frances Gratz Walters. Joe graduated from Penn Hills High School and graduated from Technical School with a two-year degree at a computer technical institute. On January 30, 1982, Joe was united in marriage to Mary Beth Krenke in Pittsburgh but later divorced in 1992. Joe was a gentle hardworking man who loved his family, horses and being outdoors.

Joe is survived by his mother, Frances Walters of Bloomingdale, OH; two daughters, Elissa (Brian) Junker of Tipton and Michelle Goacher of Davenport; three brothers, David (Donna) Ruggiero of Lawrenceville, PA., James (Mary) Ruggiero of Penn Hills, PA., and Aaron Ruggiero of Erie, PA.; grandchildren, Jasmine, Cameron, Katie, Kaylee, Sophia and Mekayla. Five nephews, Vincent, David Lee, Jacob, Tony and Anthony, Three nieces, Becky, Serena and Cara, three great nieces, Laylah, Lia and Izzy.  Joe was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Ruggiero Grissom, his brother, Anthony Christopher Ruggiero and his father, Henry Joseph Ruggiero.

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