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Jeanette M Rufo

May 10, 1940 — April 10, 2020


Jeanette M. Rufo, age 79, of Alliance, passed away at 12:30 p.m., April 10, 2020 in her home.

She was born May 10, 1940 in Providence, Rhode Island to Luigi Rufo and Rose (Borrelli) Rufo Malinowski.

A 1959 graduate of Alliance High School, Jeanette worked in the office at Alliance Manufacturing, (Genie) for 22 years.  She also worked at Alliance High School as a cook and then as a custodian.

She was a member of the Alliance Senior Center, AARP, and Cook Retirees.

Jeanette was loved very much by her family and friends. She will be missed very much by them all.

Survivors include her sister, Dorothy (Rufo) Young, brother-in-law, Mel Young; nephews Mark Young and Michael Young; nieces Amy Heacock (fiancé Shon Howard), and Melanie (Heacock) Smith; great-niece/granddaughter , Milana Howard; great nephew, Aaron Aebi: many cousins in Rhode Island; and many friends in Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her parents, step-father, Joseph Malinowski, and sister, Rosalie (Rufo) Heacock.

A Memorial Service to celebrate Jeanette’s life will be held June 27th, with visitation one hour prior. Entombment at Highland Memorial Park.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Mercy Hospice, 4369 Whipple Ave., Canton, Ohio 44718, or the American Cancer Society, 525 N. Broad St., Canfield, Ohio 44406.

Arrangements are by Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral Home. 75 South Union Ave Alliance, Ohio 44601.

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