Patricia A. “Pam” Ruggles, age 79, of Pickerington, died Thursday, November 17, 2022 at Mt. Carmel East Hospital in Columbus. Born June 27, 1943 in Battle Creek, Michigan to the late Charles & Louisa (Maroni) McKenna. She was a graduate of Marshall (Michigan) High School and received her BA in education from the University of Michigan. She was a special needs teacher for the U.S. Department of Defense, teaching at Clark AFB in the Philippines and in Mainz, Germany.
She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Harry A. Ruggles; her son, Christopher M. Ruggles, both of Pickerington; and her sister, Gail Engle, of Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Friends may visit 4-7 pm Tuesday, November 22 at the Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home & Crematory, 550 Hill Rd N (St. Rt. #256), Pickerington, where funeral service will follow at 7 pm with the Rev. Kevin Kellogg officiating. Interment will be later in Michigan.