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Mary Ann Ruggiero, age 78, of Arona, died October 7, 2023, at home. Born February 5, 1945, in Zanesville, OH, she was the daughter of the late John and Jean (Williams) Straka and the wife of the late Robert Ruggiero. Mary Ann retired from Allegheny High Lift as a secretary and worked for Constar International prior. She attended church at Faith Lutheran Church in White Oak. Over the years, Mary Ann enjoyed camping with family in Butler and Keystone Park. She liked to spend her free time crocheting, cheering on the Pittsburgh Steelers, or adding to her collection of over 300 teddy bears.
Mary Ann is survived by her significant other, Frank J. Klavora; daughter, Michelle (Barry) Nagy of Newark, OH; step-sons, Daniel (Edith) Ruggiero of Herminie, PA, Dennis (Jeannine Roethle) Ruggiero of Wellington, FL and Ray Klavora of Arona, PA; grandchildren, Crystal Ruggiero, Daniel Ruggiero, Corissa (Josh) Hagler, and Zachary (Taylor) Nagy; great-grandchildren, Lexy Morado, Adaline Hagler, and Blakely Nagy; and brother, John Straka of McKeesport. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Friday, October 13, 2023, from 2 to 4 p.m. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com
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