Patricia A. Marruffo

  • Born: February 28, 1946
  • Died: September 13, 2019
  • Location: Sterling, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

1002 12th Avenue
Rock Falls, IL 61071

Tel. (815) 626-6311

Tribute & Message From The Family


Patricia A. Marruffo, age 73 of Sterling, died Friday, September 13, 2019 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

Patricia was born on February 28, 1946 in Sterling, the daughter of Benito A. and Jovie (DeLeon) Marruffo. She worked at Woolworth's and Walmart in Sterling for many years. Pat was an avid Cubs Fan and enjoyed spoiling her nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Sterling.

Survivors include seven brothers, Ben (Sherry) Marruffo of Rock Falls, Mike (Sue) Marruffo of Sterling, Reg (Debra) Marruffo of Sterling, Bob (Kathy) Marruffo of Galt, Tim Marruffo of Sterling, Rod Marruffo of Sterling and Fred (Becky) Marruffo of Sterling; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews; special aunt and uncle, Alice and Mauro Marruffo; as well as several other aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

A gathering of family and friends will be Tuesday, September 17, 2019 from 9:00-11:00 A.M. at the McDonald Funeral Home in Sterling, 505 1st Avenue. Memorial service will follow at 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home with the Reverend James R. Keenan, officiating. Burial will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling.