Mark G. Ruscitto 64 passed away Wednesday afternoon March 7th at Ellis Hospital after a valiant two year battle with cancer.
Born in Schenectady, Mark was the son of Nancy (Gregoretti) Ruscitto of Glenville and the late Frank J. “Chic” Ruscitto.
A 1972 graduate of Scotia Glenville High School, Mark was the co-owner of Pedrick’s Glass Garden in Glenville. Devoted to his family, Mark loved the time spent with his family and his bulldogs.
Mark has generously made a gift of himself to the Anatomical Gift Program at Albany Medical Center for medical research.
Beside his adored mother Nancy, Mark is also survived by his devoted fiancée Catherine Hay of Glenville, his loving children; Ryan Ruscitto (Abby) of Glenville, Nicholas Ruscitto of Troy, Amy Novak (John) of Guilderland and Molly Hay of Scotia, his brother and business partner, Robin Ruscitto (Colleen) of Glenville and his cherished grandchildren; Stella and Celia Ruscitto and Elizabeth and Luke Novak. and his mother and father in-law; Roger and Barbara Schultz of Albany.
A gathering to celebrate Mark’s life will be held on Sunday evening March 11th from 4 to 7 pm at Bond Funeral Home, Inc., Broadway @ Guilderland Avenue, Schenectady, NY. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. A service will be held at 7 pm for Mark at the funeral home following the gathering.
Contributions may be made in Mark’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 1 Penny Lane, Latham, NY 12110