James E. Ruggiero, 57, Alexandria Bay

ALEXANDRIA BAY, NY – James E. Ruggiero, 57, passed away at his home on Wednesday evening, Nov. 2, 2022.

He was born Nov. 24, 1964, in Upper Darby, PA, the son of Ronald and Jeannien Bogenschutz Ruggiero.

Jim graduated in 1982 from Thousand Islands High School. He had been working at the Riveredge Resort in Alexandria Bay as their Plumbing and Heating Technician. Prior to that, he worked for Millett’s Plumbing and Heating, Alexandria Bay.

Jim is survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Eileen Ruggiero, Redwood, NY, and his niece, Riana Ruggiero.

A celebration of life will be held at the Riveredge Resort at a date and time to be announced.

A celebration of life will be held noon to 3 p.m. Nov. 20, 2022, at the Riveredge Resort, Alexandria Bay.

Memorial donations and condolences may be made in Jim’s name to his brother, Robert Ruggiero at 26433 Limestone Road, Redwood, NY 13679.

Arrangements are with Costello Funeral Service.

 Online condolences may be made at costellofuneralservice.com.