Ruth Esther Musacchio, 86, passed away peacefully Feb. 3, 2012. She was born in Philadelphia, PA on Mar. 14, 1925 to Walter B and Josephine Wagner. Ruth was predeceased by her husband of 66 years, Dominick James Musacchio.
Ruth was retired from Smith & Welton Department Store, and was a very active volunteer with the Navy Family Relief. Ruth was awarded the Golden Hook Award in 2010 for her donation of over 300 hand knitted blankets for newborns. Also left to cherish her memory are son, Donald J. Musacchio and wife Judy of Norfolk; daughter, Jo Ann Woodland and husband Neil of Dallas, Texas; and son, Mark A. Musacchio of Norfolk. “Mom-Mom” will especially be missed by grandchildren Amy Kapa and husband Greg, Kenneth Musacchio, Megan Mussachio and Conner Musacchio; and she was “GiGi” to great-grandchildren, Alex, Benjamin and Cameron Kapa and Grayson Musacchio. A private ceremony will be held for the immediate family at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Judes Childrens Research. Online condolences may be expressed at www.cremate.org