Joseph Baruffi

Obituary of Joseph Baruffi

Joseph Anthony Baruffi of Kenosha, Wisconsin passed away July 2, 2023, in Kenosha, WI. He was born to Ronald and Barbara Baruffi on February 10, 1961, in Waukegan, IL.

Joseph went to school at Mother of God School in Waukegan and graduated from Waukegan East High School in 1979. He married the love of his life Kimberly on September 1, 2018. Joseph worked at the Naval Base from 1988 to 2012 as a Transportation Specialist for the Department of Defense. He enjoyed watching football, golf, baseball, hockey, and bowling. He was an avid Chicago sports fan. Joseph had a big heart for music, but his dog Roy was his best friend. He was known for always having nicknames for everyone.

He is survived by his wife, Kimberly Baruffi; children, Ronald “RJ” (Emilie) Baruffi, Joseph (Joey) Baruffi Jr., Maggie Baruffi, Anthony (Tony) Baruffi, Nathan (Bethany) Roe, Aaron Roe, and Anthony Roe; Granddaughter, Mackenzie; Mother, Barbara Baruffi; Siblings, Mary Goebel, Jim Baruffi, Beth Baruffi and John Baruffi; Nieces and Nephews, Eric (Connie) Goebel, Amy (Brandon) Strom, Nick (Crystal) Baruffi, Jimmy (Aly) Baruffi Jr., and Danielle Baruffi.

Joseph is preceded in death by his father, Ronald Baruffi; Brother, Jerry Baruffi and Nephew, John Baruffi Jr.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to Gift of Hope Association at

A funeral visitation will be held Monday July 10, 2023 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Congdn Funeral Home 3012 Sheridan Road, Zion Illinois 60099.

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4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday, July 10, 2023
Congdon Funeral Home
3012 Sheridan Rd.
Zion, Illinois, United States
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