Jeffrey Wiilliam Ruffner

July 25, 1964 ~ November 29, 2020 (age 56)


Jeffrey William Ruffner passed away on 11/29/20 with family at his side after a long battle with Cancer. He was born July 25,1964 in Wilkinsburg. Jeff was a baker by trade, he also did house painting with his uncle Ed, concrete work with his brother Chuckie Joseph and remodeling with his brother Dwayne and enjoyed fixing cars. Jeff was a Jack of all trades master of none but he felt he was. He had a strange sense of humor and some people thought he was serious most of the time. He said what he thought no matter what even if people got mad which they did a lot. He was crazy, funny, kind and loving. He leaves behind his mother Phyllis (Galutzi) Ruffner who he referred to as mommy even through his adult life; children, Jeffrey Wm. Jr, Penny Marie Ruffner; grandchildren, Abel, Olivia, Kennedy and McKenzie; siblings; Grace Ann Whipkey (Jack), Dwayne Edward Ruffner (Shelly), Theresa Ruffner Innes (Dave), David Michael Ruffner (Teri), Eric Vincent Ruffner, Genny Marie Pugh (Rob). Also survived by many nieces and nephews, & great nieces, great nephews, cousins & many friends. He was preceded by his grandparents; Charles Joseph Galutzi, Grace Theresa Galutzi and his father Charles William Ruffner, aunts and uncles, Tom, Gracie, brothers; Charles Joseph Ruffner, Steven Phillip Ruffner and also many other family members.

Friends and family welcome Thursday from 2-8 p.m. at the Wolfe-von Geis Funeral Home, Inc., 5701 Lincoln Ave., Export (724) 327-1400 where services will be held Friday at 12 noon. CDC recommendations must be adhered to. Interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery, Export. The Ruffner family would like to thank all Doctors, Nurses, medical staff, friends and families who went above and beyond to take care & help Jeff through the years.  

We appreciate each and every one of you. God bless you all for your selflessness towards our family.

Jeff we may not always gotten along, we argue, fought, laugh a lot. But we were a family that loved each other. You will be missed but never forgotten. We love you Jeff rest in peace. For directions to send flowers or to offer online condolences please visit

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December 3, 2020

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wolfe-von Geis Funeral Home
5701 Lincoln Avenue
Export, PA 15632

Funeral Service
December 4, 2020

12:00 PM
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