E. Peter Ruddy, Jr. Obituary

E. Peter  Ruddy, Jr.
E. Peter Ruddy, Jr.

January 15, 1940 - July 7, 2017
Born in Jamaica, NY
Resided in FL
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RUDDY - E. Peter, Jr.
Formerly of Clarence, NY, Passed away peacefully in his sleep on Friday, July 7, 2017 in Marco Island, FL. He was preceded in death by his parents Isabelle "Deco" (Bossert) and E. Peter "Ned" Ruddy. Born in Jamaica, NY, he graduated from Adelphi University and joined Merrill Lynch where he enjoyed a 22 year career and left the company as the Executive Vice-President of Merrill Lynch International in Toronto, Ontario. He then moved to Buffalo to join Goldome Bank as the Executive Vice-President where he worked for six years. In 1988 Peter graduated from Harvard Advanced Management Program. In 1990 he purchased WESTNY Pella Windows and Doors with locations in Buffalo, Jamestown and Rochester. After selling his business he consulted for several companies including Pella and Merrill Lynch. He volunteered for or served as President, Vice-President or Treasurer on several hospital boards (Kaleida Health and Buffalo Hearing & Speech), colleges (Canisius and D'Youville), charitable organizations (Country Club of Buffalo, Buffalo Club and Seaside Park Yacht Club) business organizations (AAA and Business Backs the Buffalo Bills), and condominium organizations (The Wildflower - Ellicottville, The Summit House - Marco Island). He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Sherry (Goerke) Ruddy; daughters Christine (Howard) Johnt and Paige (David) Laidig; grandchildren Clayton and Courtney Johnt, Caitlin and Hailey Laidig; sister Virginia (Bill) Murphey and Brother Stephen (Euni) Ruddy. The family will be present on Tuesday, July 18 from 3-7 PM at the (Amherst Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5200 Sheridan Dr. (at Hopkins Rd.). Family and friends are invited on Wednesday July 19 at 10:00 AM to attend a Memorial Serive at the Calvary Episcopal Church, 20 Milton St., Williamsville NY. Please assemble at church. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Marco Lutheran Church, 525 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island, FL 34145; or St Mark's Episcopal Church, 1101 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island, FL 34145; or AVOW Hospice Care Services, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples FL 34105; or Calvary Episcopal Church, 20 Milton St., Williamsville, NY 14221. Share condolences at www.AMIGONE.com.




Amherst Chapel
5200 Sheridan Drive
Amherst, NY US 14221
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
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Calvary Episcopal Church
Williamsville, NY US 14221
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
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Calvary Episcopal Church
20 Milton St.
Williamsville, NY