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Edward Frederick Ruf

September 30, 1930 ~ October 05, 2022

Edward Frederick Ruf, age 92 of Vero Beach passed away October 5, 2022 at his residence in Vero Beach, FL


He was born September 30, 1930 in Queens, New York the son of Frank and Lillian (nee Haase) Ruf. He served in the US Army with the rank of Corporal during the Korean War.  He worked as a Stationary Engineer for many years in New York and had been a resident of Vero Beach FL for the past 7 years.


An avid reader, he enjoyed golf and football.  He was a member of St. Helen’s Catholic Church of Vero Beach FL.


He is survived by one daughter, Chris Consi and her husband, Michael of Vero Beach, FL;  one son, Edward G. Ruf of Seaford, VA.  He is also survived by two grandsons:  Christian Consi of West Melbourne, FL and Michael Consi and his wife, Kathleen of Vero Beach, FL.


The family suggests memorial contributions in his memory to:

Dogs for Life, Inc. (providing service dogs for veterans)

1230 16th Avenue

Vero Beach, FL 32960


Condolences to the family may be sent to


Chris Consi

October 6, 2022, 11:55 pm

It’s with a heavy heart that I share with you that Heaven welcomed its newest Angel this morning. My Dad was the strongest, sweetest, kindest man who had a heart of gold and loved his country deeply. The love he shared with those that crossed his path will be forever remembered & forever missed. He wanted to celebrate his 92nd birthday and we did that in style . We love you and will forever hold our fun, wonderful memories close to our hearts. .

Edward Ruf

October 7, 2022, 11:59 am

You were always one to lead us by your example and you did so here by leaving us on your own terms. I miss you so much but will remember all the good times.

Love Ed

Photos from the past five years may be found at

Lulu Serrano

October 7, 2022, 3:34 pm

Sincere condolences to you and your family.

Scott Gac

October 7, 2022, 7:00 pm

My dearest Uncle,

You were indeed the strongest and kindest…you are loved and missed.


Shelly Ferger

October 7, 2022, 9:21 pm

Thank you Chris and other family members of Veteran Edward Frederick Ruf. Dogs For Life truly appreciates donations in memory of your Father. We are honored to serve our military and to have Chris Consi on our team. Sincere sympathy, on behalf of the DFL Board of directors, staff, volunteers, puppy raisers, and the service dog teams.

Doris Hubner

October 8, 2022, 1:33 am

My Dear Uncle
Ever since I was a little girl you were always there for me. You were one in a million and I will always remember our special times and frequent calls. You will always have a special place in my heart. ❤️❤️

Kathleen Consi

October 8, 2022, 1:42 pm

Dearest PopPop, I will truly miss you so much. You were the sweetest. Your smile, your laugh and your kindness will forever be in my heart. The love you showed me
I will always keep close to me as well as us always sharing our wine together. Love youKathleen ❤️

Chris Ruf

October 9, 2022, 10:55 pm

Uncle Mickey,

I always loved when you visited when we were down in New York visiting my grandparents… you lived such a wonderful life, you will always be missed…

Michael Consi Jr

October 18, 2022, 12:33 pm

Dear Pop Pop, it’s been 2 weeks since you passed. Dad & Chris’s house doesn’t feel the same . I miss you terribly. I miss our fist bumps hello & our goodnight hugs. I still look for you in your room. You are an inspiration to myself & this family. Always a kind word, a great smile and a strong role model. Till we meet again, always know I love you ❤️. Love your Grandson, Michael

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