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Celebration of Life

American Legion
Saturday September 25th, 2021

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Donald Rugg

Donald E. Rugg, 82 of Leon NY entered into rest September 1, 2021

He was born in Gowanda, NY on December 12, 1938 to the late Fennell and Frances Rugg.

Donald served four years in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War.

He ran multiple businesses through his life which include a movie store, pet shop, and game room in the village of Cherry Creek, NY.

Donald loved working on model trains and was part of the Gowanda and Buffalo Model Railroad Club. His other hobbies included carpentry, motorcycle riding, raising game fowl and teaching his grandchildren how to can/ freeze food for the winter and cooking his favorite dishes.

He is survived by his daughters Kristen Neider and Victoria (Henry Lawton) Rugg also several other children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Besides his parents he was predeceased by his brother.

A celebration of life will be held on September 25, 2021 2PM at the South Dayton American Legion

Arrangements entrusted to DiStasio Funeral Inc South Dayton, NY


A candle was lit in memory of Donald Rugg

Dan & Bette DiStasio Sep 3 2021 12:00 AM