– James R. Bruno, 86, passed away peacefully at home on September 1,
2020 with his loving family by his side. Jim lived his entire life
in Ravena and is the son of the late Ralph and Anna Bruno.
James was a US Army Veteran serving during the Korean War. In 1996
he retired from the former Blue Circle Cement Co. after many years
of service. He was a friend to many people including, policemen,
firemen, village highway workers and just about anyone he met. He
will be missed greatly by his family and many friends.
Jim was predeceased by his loving wife of 53 years, Geraldine L.
Bruno. Survivors include his daughters, Deborah (John) Carras and
Darlene Bruno; brother, John (Carol) Bruno; sister, Gloria (Joseph)
Campoli; 4 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; 2
great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was
predeceased by his brothers, Bert, Frank, Louis and Joseph Bruno,
his sisters, Rose Schwalb, Josephine DeBarth, Marie Louise McCormick
and Nancy Pucci; and his grandson, John Carras.
Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on Friday,
September 4th from 4 to 7 PM. COVID restrictions will be in
effect. Limited number of people in the building at one time, masks
will be required and social distancing will be followed. Funeral
service, with a limit of 60 people attending, will be held at 8 AM
on Saturday, September 5th with a Mass at The Church of
St. Patrick, 21 Main St., Ravena. Interment will follow in St.
Patrick’s Cemetery, Coeymans. The family would like you to
consider, in lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of James to
American Cancer Society, 1 Penny Lane, Latham, NY 12110.