Virginia A. Ruggiero Obituary

Virginia A.  Ruggiero
Virginia A. Ruggiero

February 17, 1938 - December 20, 2019
Born in Brooklyn, New York
Resided in Bridgewater, New Jersey



Virginia Ruggiero

81, Passed Away December 20, 2019.

Virginia was born and raised in Brooklyn and formerly of Bound Brook before moving to Bridgewater in 2000. She was a parishioner of Immaculate Conception Church in Somerville. Virginia was a member of the Bridgewater Senior Center, volunteered for Meals on Wheels, worked with the hairdresser at Centerbridge II, was in charge of the Coffee Klatch and helped every and anyone who needed it in Centerbridge. She was a devoted New York Yankee and Ohio State Buckeye fan. She was the matriarch of her family and her favorite thing to do was spend time with them. She will be sorely missed by all her family and friends.

She is predeceased by her husband Nicholas Ruggiero who died in 1999, a brother Albert Vozzo, and a nephew Odell Vozzo.

Surviving are her daughter Ann Crespo and son Ruben Crespo, grandchildren Nicholas Crespo and Samantha and Richard Edge, great grandchildren Olivia and Aubrey Edge, and siblings Victoria and Anthony Thielman, Dominic Vozzo, Anthony Vozzo, Julio Vozzo, Joseph Vozzo, and Phyllis Nicolosi. Virginia is also survived by her nieces and nephews Brian Thielman and wife Jessica, Christopher Thielman and wife Adriana, Jason Thielman and Yamith Rubio, Taylor Thielman, Yvette Vozzo, Frances Vozzo, Gizelle Vozzo and Kiara Mercado, great nieces and nephews Sean, Laila, Penelope, Avery, and Jonah Thielman, Amanda Lopez, Justin Lopez and wife Amber, Sophia Morales, Alexzander Rodriquez, Jacob Agudelo and great grandnieces and nephews Jaiden, Xavier, and Taina Lopez.

Visitation will be 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm Friday at the funeral home.

Prayers will be 8:30 am Saturday at Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 N. Gaston Ave, Somerville followed by a 9:30 am mass at Immaculate Conception Church, Somerville. Interment will follow at Bound Brook Cemetery in Bound Brook.

Donations can be made to St. Jude’s Children Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Green Knoll Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 6456, Bridgewater, NJ 08807. To send condolences to the family, visit




Bruce C. Van Arsdale Funeral Home
111 North Gaston Avenue
Somerville, NJ US 08876
Friday, December 27, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Friday, December 27, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Immaculate Conception Church
35 Mountain Ave
Somerville, NJ 08876
Saturday, December 28, 2019
9:30 AM
Bound Brook Cemetery
Mountain Ave
Bound Brook, NJ US 08805
Saturday, December 28, 2019


111 North Gaston Avenue      Somerville, New Jersey 08876      908-725-3111       
© Copyright, 2008 - 2020 Bruce C. Van Arsdale Funeral Home and FuneralNet. & TA
Infinite Menus, Copyright 2006, OpenCube Inc. All Rights Reserved.