Marina Lynn Ruffini - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Marina Lynn Ruffini

June 20, 1968 - July 13, 2022

Marina Lynn Ruffini, age 54, of Middletown, DE, passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

Born in Dover, New Jersey, on June 20, 1968, she was a daughter of Sylvestro and Veronica (Lunardini) Ruffini. Marina spent her childhood growing up in Budd Lake, New Jersey and graduated from West Morris High School in Chester, New Jersey.

Marina was an avid baseball fan. She especially enjoyed her time spent at the EasterSeals Day Program. Marina loved shopping and doing arts and crafts. She was a cherished part of her family and enjoyed family functions, holidays and vacations with them.

In addition to her parents, Marina is survived by her brothers, Drew Ruffini, and John Ruffini (Kathleen); nieces, Camreon Ruffini, Jayda Ruffini, Samantha Swenty, and Taylor Sona; and many aunts and cousins. She also leaves behind her beloved friends and aids at a group home where she resided for the last 6 years.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 8 pm on Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11:00 am on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at St. Joseph Parish, 319 East Main Street, Middletown, DE. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Marina’s memory may be made to EasterSeals Delaware and Maryland Eastern Shore, Attention Online Giving Coordinator, 61 Corporate Circle, New Castle, DE 19720 or by clicking here or to  St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or by clicking here.



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16 Condolences for Marina Lynn Ruffini

  • I’m sorry for your loss, rest in peace Marina…

  • My condolences, Marina was such a great part of growing up on Kenmar Rd. Thoughts and prayers for the Ruffini Family.❤️

  • Oh, Im so sorry to hear about Marina’s passing. What a sweet girl she was. I enjoyed our time spent together when we were kids. Mine and my mom’s condolences are with you all.

    Love, Denise Gruber

  • Our deepest sympathy goes out to your entire family.
    We remember Marina as a friendly and sweet young lady. Marina was always around when people were around. She loved parties, get togethers and just neighbors standing and getting caught up. She knew everyone in the neighborhood.
    God Bless. Marina!🙏🏻

  • My condolences to everyone in the family in the passing of their beloved Marina, may God comfort you and give you strength in this difficult time, be assure of my prayer for all of you. May the tending care and Love of Our Lord and His Holy Mother, rest upon your heart to give you peace in your moment of sorrow. May she Rest In Peace!!!

  • I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts, prayers and love go out to the entire family.

  • Steve, Ronnie, John, Drew and families. I am so so sorry to hear of Marina’s passing. She was as sweet as they come. Hold on to those wonderful memories. They can never be taken away. I will keep Marina and all of you in my prayers. Many Blessings, Angel

  • It’s with sadness that I offer to the entire Ruffini family my sincere condolences for the loss of Marina. She will be sadly missed. I know words can’t express the way you may be feeling at this time but I hope knowing that Marina lived a happy life and loved her family immeasurably will give you comfort and knowing that she is resting peacefully with God in Heaven. So hold on to God’s unchanging hand and look to him for comfort during this painful and difficult time.

  • Sal and I send our heartfelt condolences to you and the family for the loss of your daughter, Marina. She had an incredible spirit and innocence that brought joy to all who were around her. We feel so blessed to have known her. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you in our time of sorrow.

  • I’m so sorry for your loss, rest in peace Ms. Marina. Our prayers for the Rufini’s family.

  • My sincere condolences to the Ruffini family. Marina was a kind and friendly soul. Always asking how others were…how was your weekend, holiday, etc. She cared about others. I am glad to have had the pleasure of knowing Marina. May she rest in peace.

  • I am so sorry for your loss. Rest in peace Marina Lynn Marina. You will be miss.

  • My prayer are with the Ruffini family 👪. Marina I’m going to miss your smile and laughter,also our conversation ❤️. U will be missed.

  • As the Area Director of the MOT Tigers Special Olympics program, I would like to extend my sincere condolences to Marina’s family and friends and to the staff and residents of her home. We are very saddened to hear of her passing as she was a valued member of our Special Olympics family. We will miss her.

  • We are so very sorry for your loss. Sending you all our love and deepest sympathies.

  • RIP