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Mrs. Cynthia Anne Ruggeri

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Cynthia Anne Ruggeri passed away in Katy, Texas, on September 28, 2015. She was born in Fayette, Missouri, and graduated from Central Methodist College with a degree in Political Science. She went on to finish a Master's in Library Sciences from the University of Missouri in Columbia.

On September 28, 1974, she married John William Ruggeri in St. Louis, Missouri. Cindy worked in both the St. Louis Public Library and Fort-Bend County Public Library systems for over 45 years in total. Her passion for bringing new knowledge to others extended beyond the bookshelves, into crochet and knitting workshops that she hosted through many library programs. She ended her career as the Branch Manager at the Sugar Land branch.

She is survived by her husband, John; her three children, Joseph (Holly), Kathryn (Wesley), and Matthew; two grandsons, Tommy and Dominic; her three brothers, Eugene Jr., James, and Matthew; her sister, Betsy; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Eugene Jacobs Sr., and her mother, Kathryn.

A memorial visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 7, 2015, in The Great Hall of Ambruster Chapel 6633 Clayton Road (Clayton) Missouri 63117.

Those wishing to make memorial donations may do so online to Fort Bend County Libraries for Children's Programming, or to any charity of your choice.

The family would like to invite friends and family to share photos of Cynthia here on her tribute page.

Please submit your photos to AmbrusterChapel@yahoo.com

To view shared photos please click on this link: https://www.flickr.com/gp/ambrusterchapel/r04t70