Jeffrey S. Ruckinger

Jeffrey S. Ruckinger, 43, Blandburg, died Friday.

He was born in Altoona, son of Donald P. and Nora Jane (Phillips) Ruckinger. He was married to the late Josephine “Jodi” Frew.

Surviving are his parents; a brother, Brian of Altoona; a sister-in-law, Karen Ruckinger; nieces and nephews: Tyler, Courtney, Lindsy and Nate; aunts and uncles; and his fat cat.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Donnie Jr.

Jeffrey was a 1988 graduate of Altoona Area High School and had served in the U.S. Army Reserve. He was employed with Anytime Truck & Tire Service as a heavy truck mechanic for the last 15 years. He enjoyed the outdoors and repairing small engines and radios.

Friends will be received from 1 until the 3 p.m. funeral service Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at The Good Funeral Home Inc., Alto-Reste Park Cemetery, Pastor Mark Rhodes officiating.