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Robert "NY Bob"

March 5, 1951 – October 24, 2019

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Robert Ruscalleda
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Obituary for Robert "NY Bob" Ruscalleda

Robert “NY Bob” Ruscalleda, 68, of Coldwater, passed away on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at ProMedica Coldwater Regional Hospital.
Funeral services for Bob will be held at 1:00 PM, Thursday, October 31, 2019 at Dutcher Funeral Home in Coldwater with Bill Hennessy officiating. Visitation will take place from 11:00 – 1:00 PM prior to the funeral service at the funeral home.
He was born on March 5, 1951 to John Maira and Virginia (Marrero) Ruscalleda in New York, New York. Bob served in the United States Navy from April 1, 1969 until June 3, 1970, attaining the rank of FA. He received the National Defense Service Medal.
Bob was self- employed as a tile and floor installer in the Branch County area, retiring in 2012.
He was a longtime sponsor and spokesperson with AA, predominately in the communities of Coldwater, Jonesville, Hillsdale, Sturgis and Battle Creek. Bob loved dogs-especially Sammy, golfing, children, watching scary movies and sports, baking chocolate cake, his culture and his family and friends. He will be fondly remembered as a person who wanted to truly help others.
Bob is survived by his brother; Ricardo Cerezo of Kissimmee, Florida and also, by aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and many close friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Raymond Cuevas.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the family.


When Thursday, October 31st, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm
Dutcher Funeral Home
440 W. Chicago St.
Coldwater, MI 49036

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Thursday, October 31st, 2019 1:00pm
Dutcher Funeral Home
440 W. Chicago St.
Coldwater, MI 49036
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