Donald R. Ruttan

Donald R. Ruttan, 61, of Bradford, passed away Thursday, November 11, 2021, at Bradford Regional Medical Center, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Born February 15, 1960, in Olean, he was a son of the late Wiliam D. and Virginia (Hale) Ruttan.

Don attended Bradford Area Schools. He was a talented cook and carpenter. He cooked at Ross's Inn in Lewis Run, and the DeSoto Holiday House. He also had been employed as a carpenter for Gil Bane Construction Company and Daniels Construction.

He was a member of the Marche Club, Italian Club, and the Eagles and the Bradford Moose Lodge. He enjoyed being outdoors, camping, and digging Leeks. He was an avid New York Jets fan, and most of all he loved cooking for family and friends.

Surviving is his partner, Robin Pender, one brother, Thomas Ruttan (Tammy Wilton, sister-in-law), and one sister, Billie Jo Ruttan, all of Bradford, three nieces, Shannon Medlin, Hannah Ruttan, and Sierra Kirtz, one nephew Dana Lafferty, one aunt, Phyllis Ross, and several cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother Bill Ruttan, and one sister Jean Ruttan.

Private services will be held for family members at McKean Memorial Park.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.

Memorial contributions if desired may be made to the SPCA PO Box 113, Bradford, PA 16701, or the American Cancer Society.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.hollenbeckcahill.com

 

HOLLENBECK-CAHILL Funeral Home

33 South Avenue • Bradford, PA 16701

All Condolences -

So sorry for your loss.
— Chasity

Robin and Family, Sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers for you all..
— Bob Hayter

Robin so sorry for your loss. May he rest in Peace.
— Pj Mcgarry

Robin so sorry for your loss
— Tami O’Neil Hildebrand

Robin so sorry for your loss
— Tami O’Neil Hildebrand

RIP MY FRIEND, HAD SOME GOOD TIMES WHEN WE WERE YOUNGER!PARTY ON.
— John Stonebraker

Our Love,prayers and Sympathy. Rest in Peace Rudi. Douglas and Sarie DuPont
— Sarie DuPont

Rudy & Tam. So very sorry for your loss. You both are in our thoughts and prayers ??. I have some great high school memories with Don. May he RIP...
— Pick & Anthony

I''m so sorry Tom BJ and all the nieces and nephew and Robin and Tammy..I will never forget the memories Tom and I hold of Rudi..
— Kathy J Anderson

Condolences

  • So sorry for your loss.

    — Chasity
  • Robin and Family, Sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers for you all..

    — Bob Hayter
  • Robin so sorry for your loss. May he rest in Peace.

    — Pj Mcgarry
  • Robin so sorry for your loss

    — Tami O’Neil Hildebrand
  • Robin so sorry for your loss

    — Tami O’Neil Hildebrand