Anthony "Tony" Ian Ruffino, age 68 of Coffeyville, Kansas died Monday, June 22, 2015 at his home in Coffeyville, Kansas.
Cremation has taken place. Celebration of Life Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, June 27, 2015 at the Grace Fellowship Church with the Pastor Doug Mund officiating under the direction of the Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel. The family has suggested memorials to the Grace Fellowship Church or Wounded Warriors and contributions may be left at the Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel. Friends may leave online condolences at www.fordwulfbrunschapel.com.
Anthony "Tony" Ian Ruffino was born January 26, 1947 in St. Louis, Missouri to Nicholas and Marion (McKenna) Ruffino. Tony grew up in St. Louis and graduated from the Rosary High School in 1964. Tony then attended the Northeast Missouri State University before entering the United States Marines.
In 1974 Tony married Carol Sue Allcorn in Las Vegas, Nevada. The couple made their home in St. Louis, Missouri, Vancouver, Washington, and Jacksonville, Florida before moving to Coffeyville in 2005. Tony worked for U.S. Airways in operations and management for 34 years retiring in 2008. Tony was a member of the Grace Fellowship Church and the NRA.
Anthony's first love was his family. He loved nothing more than to cook for his family and friends. He had a long love and interest for aviation. His greatest gift was his sense of humor, which will be missed by all.
Survivors include his wife Carol of the home; three daughters Cari Ruffino of Talkeetna, Alaska, Megan Ruffino of Jacksonville Beach, Florida, and Toni Suzanne Ruffino of Jacksonville Beach, Florida; one sister Nikki Corbett of St. Louis, Missouri; two grandchildren Anthony Roeun and Bishop Waldo, also a brother-in law and 3 nieces.