Margaret A. Ruocco, 76, passed away Monday at the Lutheran Home in Wauwatosa. Margaret was born in Oconto Falls, Wisconsin on January 16, 1941. She was the daughter of the late Louis and Marie (Nee: Borofka) Heaney.
On January 28, 1961 at St. Rose Catholic Church, Margaret was united in marriage to Richard “Dick” C. Ruocco who preceded her in death on April 4, 2007. She was devoted to and loved spending time with her family.
Survivors include her children, Deanna (Tom) Sliker of Scottsdale, AZ, Duane (Gayla) Ruocco of Milwaukee, Richard (Cynthia) Ruocco II of Oak Creek; her four grandchildren, Amanda Kostermann, Ashley Kostermann, and Brooke Marie Kostermann, Nicholas Ruocco; sisters and brothers, Ellen Heaney, Blanche Caddock, Robert (Linda) Heaney, Kenneth (Sandy) Heaney; sisters-in-law, Gloria Tiegland of Oshkosh; other relatives and dear friends. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her son, Phillip Ruocco in 1989; and by her sister, Jean Stoll.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may meet Monday at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11:30 a.m.
A very special thank you to the staff at the Lutheran Home and Syldan Company for their loving and compassionate care.