January 1, 1970 ~ May 14, 2007
Patrick E. Ruddy
Fargo, North Dakota
Patrick Edward Ruddy, age 74, passed away on Monday, May 14, 2007 at MeritCare Palliative Care Unit on University Drive.
Pat was born on March 17, 1933 in Fargo, ND. He was raised and attended schools in Grand Forks, ND. He served 4 years in the Navy as a Medic during the Korean Conflict.
Patrick married Miriam Lamb on July 19, 1958. He owned and operated Duffy?s Tavern in Grand Forks until 1967. He then owned and operated Duffy?s Tavern in Fargo until its sale on November 24, 2006.
Pat is survived by his wife, Miriam and his sister, Mary Anne (Michael) Hayes of Fairfax, VA; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Edward Ruddy and Catherine M. Ruddy; and his brother Michael L. Ruddy.
FUNERAL SERVICE: 10 AM Thursday, May 17, 2007 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Fargo
PRAYER SERVICE: 7 PM Wednesday, May 16, 2007 at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo
BURIAL: Holy Cross North Cemetery in Fargo
In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to Hospice of the Red River Valley, Presentation Sisters, and St. Anthony?s Church
Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo.
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