UNION CITY AND BEYOND – Local real estate agent Robert De Ruggiero, born July 16, 1942, passed away Thursday at age 69. He was the president & owner of Robert De Ruggiero, Inc. Realtors, and founded the company that began in Hoboken in 1969.
Headquartered in Union City, the company has offices, land, retail and investment properties in Weehawken, North Bergen, Hoboken, West New York, Jersey City, and other surrounding Hudson County towns.
He is survived by his wife Norma, children Alec, Jason, Erin, Felice, and stepson Jonathan, his five grandchildren, and his sister Ann.
Visitation will be held at Leber Funeral Home, 2000 Kennedy Blvd. at 20th Street in Union City on Saturday, June 30, from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday, July 1, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral service at Leber is scheduled for Monday, July 2 at 11 a.m. He will be buried at Hillside Cemetery in Lyndhurst.