Richard Ruiz, 88

Dec 16, 2022

 Richard Jesse Ruiz, 88, of E. Wareham, died Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at Tobey Hospital in Wareham after a brief illness.  He was the husband of the late Dorris Ruiz.

Born in Stockton, CA, he was the son of the late Jesse and Beatrice (Silvas) Ruiz.  He was a previous resident of Rockland before moving to E. Wareham.  Mr. Ruiz worked as an offset lithographer in the printing industry.

Mr. Ruiz was a U.S. Navy veteran and served in the Korean war.  He was an avid reader, enjoyed watching classic movies, playing cribbage and most recently bingo.

Survivors include his children, Steven A. Ruiz and his wife Michelle of E. Wareham and his daughter, Lisa Ruiz of ME; his grandchildren, Jesse Ruiz, Elisabeth Ruiz, Tiffani Meack and Sarah Neilsen.  Also surviving are 3 great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Interment will be in Mass. National Cemetery, Bourne.

Arrangements by Chapman Funerals & Cremations – Wareham.  To leave a message of condolence visit: