Shirley Ruffner

Shirley J. Ruffner, 75, loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, of 155 Summer St., went to be with her Lord and Savior, Friday, January 30, 2015, at the Bradford Manor.

Born August 8, 1939 in Bradford, she was a daughter of the late Louis E. and Burles (Glady) Valerius.

On April 26, 1958, in Bradford she married Merle E. Ruffner who survives.

Mrs. Ruffner attended Bradford High School. She was a stay at home mom and enjoyed spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She was a member of Foursquare Gospel Church. She also enjoyed going to the Seneca Allegany Casino, camping and attending yard sales.

In addition to her husband of 56 years, she is survived by two sons Randy Ruffner and Ronald Ruffner, both of Bradford; eight grandchildren, Tristan Mackey, Hope Sherk, Alyssa Connolly, Randy Ruffner, Rhonda Moore, Heather Ruffner, Jennifer Ruffner and Jeana Ruffner, 7 great grandchildren, Garrett Moore, Lindsay Moore, Landon Ruffner, MacKenzee Ruffner, Owen Fries, Ezra Mackey, and Luca Connolly; three sisters, Gladys Miller, Nancy Teribery. and Cathy Darrin,all of Bradford and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother Donald Valerius.

There will be no public visitation. A Memorial Service will be held at 11 AM, Monday, February 2, 2015 at Foursquare Gospel Church, with Rev. Janie McDonald, Pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Willow Dale Cemetery.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc.

Online condolences may be made at

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