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John "Jack" Ruskin, Jr.

May 5, 1945 ~ October 29, 2019 (age 74)

Obituary

Age 74, of Beechview, on Tuesday, October 29, 2019. Jack was peacefully called home after a long illness. Beloved husband, for 46 years, of Patricia C. (Phillips) Ruskin. Loving father of John D. (Suzanne) and Brian (Christina) Ruskin. Grandfather of Alex and Henry Ruskin. Brother of Fay Ruskin. Brother-in-law of Kathleen (Steve) Morus of Scott Twp. and Mary Phillips of Raleigh, N.C. Son of the late John “Lefty” and Mary Ruskin. Jack will be missed by many loving nieces, nephews and friends. Jack was a copy writer and production co-coordinator for Joseph Horne Co. Advertising. Jack was also a photo journalist for several publications including the Valley Mirror in West Mifflin. He also sidelined many Steeler games. His favorite thing to do was play guitar and teaching his two cherished sons how to play. Friends and family received 2-4 p.m. & 6-8 p.m. Monday only at BRUSCO-NAPIER FUNERAL SERVICE, LTD., 2201 Bensonia Ave., Pgh, PA 15216. Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St. Teresa of Kolkata Parish, St. Catherine of Siena Church. Burial to follow in Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations and memorials be made to either St. Teresa of Kolkata Parish, 1810 Belasco Ave., Pgh., PA 15216 or the National Kidney Foundation, Inc., 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
November 4, 2019

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Brusco-Napier Funeral Service, Ltd.
2201 Bensonia Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15216

Visitation
Monday
November 4, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brusco-Napier Funeral Service, Ltd.
2201 Bensonia Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15216

Mass of Christian Burial
Tuesday
November 5, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Teresa of Kolkata Parish, St. Catherine of Siena Church
1810 Belasco Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15216

Burial
Tuesday
November 5, 2019

Queen of Heaven Cemetery
2900 Washington Road
McMurray, PA 15317

Donations

St. Teresa of Kolkata Parish
1810 Belasco Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15216
Tel: 1-412-531-2135

National Kidney Foundation, Inc.
30 East 33rd Street, New York NY 10016
Tel: 1-800-622-9010
Email: info@kidney.org
Web: https://www.kidney.org/

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