Ann Triolo Ruffino, age 85, of Stafford, Texas,
passes away Saturday, May 25, 2002. She was born January 3, 1917 in
Bryan, Texas. Mrs. Ruffino was a devoted and loving wife, mother,
grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend to all who knew and loved
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank T.
Ruffino, and her son-in-law, Drebon R. Bowers.
Survivors include her daughters, Mary Ann Bowers of
Conroe, and Antonett Williamson and her husband Danney of Stafford;
grandchildren, Mark R. Bowers and his wife Debra, Lori A. Norris and
her husband Harland, Todd D. Bowers and his wife Tricia, Jack B.
Wiseman, Jackualine A. Wiseman, and Lindsey Parson and her husband
Lonnie; and great-grandchildren, Ellie and Cole Bowers, Taylor and
Abbie Norris, Dean and Grant Bowers, Stormi, Sierra, and Slate
Wiseman, Tyler Spears and Taryn Tipton, and Joshua and Jacob Parson.
Friends were invited to visitation with the family
from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Monday, May 27, 2002, in the Chapel of
Earthman Funeral Directors Southwest, 12555 South Kirkwood, with a
Rosary recited at 6:00 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection was held at 10:00
a.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2002, at Holy Family Catholic Church, 1510 Fifth
St., Missouri City, with the Rev. David J. Zapalac, C.S.B., Celebrant.
Rite of Committal followed at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery. Serving
as pallbearers were Tyler Spears, Jack B. Wiseman, Mark Bowers, Todd
Bowers, Michael Saladino, Michael Triolo, and Harland Norris.