Silvio Ruta, a longtime resident of New Rochelle, passed away on December 28, 2017. He was 71.
Silvio was born on October 27, 1946 in Roccaspromonte, Italy to the late Domenico and Emilia (Corsilli) Ruta.
Silvio was a self-employed Contractor for many years and was a member of Bricklayers & Allied Craft Workers local # 5 union. He was a communicant of Holy Name Church where he was an Usher.
He is survived by his wife the former Antonietta Funaro whom he married in Italy on September 19, 1966; his children Dominick Ruta; Luisa (Jason) Ravitch and Angela Ruta; his grandchildren Alissa and Anthony Ravitch; his brother Frank (Susan) Ruta and his nephews Frank W. and Michael F. Ruta.
Visiting will be Friday December 29th, 3-7pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel, 16 Shea Pl, New Rochelle. A Mass is scheduled for Saturday December 30th, 11 am at Holy Name Church. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers donations may be to Holy Name of Jesus Church, New Rochelle, NY.