Jake Vincent Ruffino of Slidell, LA , born March 4, 1993 went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 25, 2016 at the age of 22. He is survived by his parents Joseph Ruffino III and Joanne Philippi Ruffino, his sisters Suzette Hoffman (Dave), Michelle Gallaher, and Joanna Canezaro (Jacob), his nieces and nephews Georgia, Peter and Caroline Hoffman, Grace, Emma, and Holli Gallaher, Madelyn and Gianna Canezaro, and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. He had such a kind and loving heart and those who knew him were blessed to have had him in their lives. He was loved immensely and will forever be missed by his family and friends. May he finally be at peace with the Lord. Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at St. Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church, 910 Crossgates Blvd, Slidell, LA at 10:00 am, visitation from 8:30 - 10:00am. D.T. Williams Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published in The New Orleans Advocate from Jan. 27 to Jan. 30, 2016.