Nancy Ruggeri of Coaldale, PA died on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 in Coaldale. She was the wife of the late Joseph F. Ruggeri to whom she was married 63 years when he died in 2010. Nancy was a daughter of the late Ignatius and Ethel (nee Warholic) Bincarousky. Having attended West Penn schools, she worked for the Atlas Powder Company in Reynolds during WWII and was later employed by the former Morgans Knitting Mill in Hometown. Nancy was a member of St. Mary Russian Orthodox Church, Coaldale and a former member of the CWEA. She is survived by daughter, Barbara Henry and her husband William of Lake Hauto, PA; son, Joseph M. Ruggeri and his wife Janice of Hometown, PA; grandchildren, Elizabeth Seltzer of Tamaqua, Mark Henry and his wife Judy of New Tripoli, PA, Joseph Ruggeri and his wife Cara of Limeport, PA, Michael Ruggeri and his wife Rachael of Mountain Top, PA, and Robert Ruggeri and his wife Tara of Emmaus, PA; 11 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Last of her immediate family, Nancy was predeceased by her brothers, John, Alfred, Carl, William, Michael; sisters, Mary, Priscilla, Rose, Irene; and infant sister, Anna. Services will be held at 11 AM on Tuesday, October 30 at the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home, 500 East Broad Street, Tamaqua with The Very Rev. James P. Weremedic officiating. Interment in St. Jerome Cemetery, Lombard Street, Tamaqua will follow services. Call 10-11 AM on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials in Nancy’s name may be made to St. Mary Russian Orthodox Church, 217 First Street, Coaldale, PA 18218. Online condolences may be made at www.zgfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are being handled by the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 500 East Broad Street, Tamaqua.
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