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Daniel Grant Ruffner, 94

February 19, 2012

Daniel Grant Ruffner, 94, Marion Center, passed away Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at Hillsdale Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Hillsdale.

He was born Sept. 29, 1917, in West Mahoning Township, a son of the late Daniel C. and Emma (Fitzgerald) Ruffner.

Mr. Ruffner was a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during World War II.

Prior to a lengthy illness, Mr. Ruffner made his home in Florida, before returning to Marion Center.

Surviving relatives include a sister, Mabel Peffer of Marion Center; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Melford Ruffner, Lincoln Ruffner, Miles Ruffner and Clark Ruffner; and three sisters, Elizabeth Robison, Blanche Good and Alice Garrity.

Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at McCabe Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at the funeral home with the Rev. Bruce Gearhart officiating.

Interment will follow at Marchand Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations may be made to the donor's choice.

Online condolences may be made at mccabefuneralhomes.com.

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