Below is an obituary from Nichols Funeral Home:
WILMINGTON, MA — Joseph F. Ruszkowski, age 87, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on June 30th, 2020.
Joseph was an avid fisherman. He loved taking his grandchildren on salt-water fishing trips to the Salisbury Reservation. He also loved to garden, you could always find him out in the backyard tending to his plants.
Joseph proudly served in the U.S. Navy.
Joseph was the beloved husband of the late Theresa A. (Kirraine) Ruszkowski. He was the loving father of Joseph M. Ruszkowski & his companion Gail Caouette of North Reading and Lorraine Custeau & her husband Michael of Methuen. Joseph was the cherished “Papa” of Michael, Matthew and Andrew Custeau and recently became great-Papa of Rylee. He was the son of late Benjamin and Genevieve (Grabowski) Ruszkowski, dear brother of Walter Ruszkowski of Rowley, Janice Fahey of Billerica and Marion Alves of Warren, NH. Joseph is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
At the request of Joseph’s family, all services will be held privately.
Memorial donations in Joseph’s name can be made to All Care VNA & Hospice Development Office, 210 Market St., Lynn, MA 01901.
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