Sebastian J. "Mike" Ruffino Sr.

  • "Elaine and family,sorry for your loss.RIP Mike"
    - Jerry Esposito
  • "Thank you all for your thoughts and prayers. I will miss..."
    - Sebby (Mikie) Ruffino
  • "Our thoughts and prayers go out to you at this time. Mikey..."
    - Shirley, Jr & The Riley Family
  • "My prayers and thoughts are with your family. I know you..."
    - Anita Towhill
  • "Mrs. Ruffino and Athena, We are sorry to hear about your..."
    - The Zieglers

RUFFINO, SEBASTIAN J. “MIKE” Sebastian J. “Mike” Ruffino Sr, 81 of Portland, husband of Elaine (Saucier) Ruffino passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014 at St. Francis Hospital. He was the son of the late Sebastiano and Josephine (Siena) Ruffino. Born on August 23, 1932 in Middletown, he was a lifelong resident of Portland. He worked for many years as a lineman and at the State of CT at the Governor’s residence for 25 years. He was a volunteer fireman for Portland Fire Co#1 for 60 years, worked and played at Gotta’s farm and was a member of the Church of St. Mary in Portland. Besides his wife, he leaves his children, Sebastian J. Ruffino, Jr and his wife, Patricia of Columbia, Athena Marie Neville and her husband, Richard of Portland, and Edward J. Puto and his wife, Pam of Bristol, a brother, John Ruffino and his wife, Irene of Chester, sisters,Claire Shoaf and her husband, Jim of California, Jane Gore of Portland and Rosalie Giamo of North Haven, 6 grandchildren, Joshua Neville, Michael, Sebastian III, and Thomas Ruffino, Allison Ruffles, and Staci Browning, a great grandson, Dylan Ruffles and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a grandson, Justin Lee Hinds. Funeral services will be held Friday, March 28. 2014 with a Mass at 10AM at the Church of St. Mary, 51 Freestone Ave, Portland. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Portland. Relatives and friends may call on Friday from 8:30 to 9:30AM at Portland Memorial Funeral Home, 231 Main St, Portland. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Portland Fire Co#1, P.O. Box 71, Portland, CT 06480. To send an online expression of sympathy, please visit:
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Published in middletownpress on Mar. 26, 2014
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