Sean V. Ruane

Nov. 10, 1981 – March 24, 2011

Sean V. Ruane of Waukesha died unexpectedly Thursday, March 24, 2011, at the age of 29. Sean was born Nov. 10, 1981, a son of Michael and Tina Ruane.

Sean was a graduate of Cedarburg High School in 2001 and received his associate degree from Pueblo Community College in Durango, Colo., in 2003. He enjoyed painting, drawing, table tennis and golf.

Sean will be dearly missed by his father, Michael V. Ruane of Pewaukee; mother, Tina M. Ruane (Thomas Pfeiffer) of Eden; twin brother, Michael (Gina) of Shorewood; sister, Megan of Minneapolis; paternal grandfather, Michael J. Ruane of Syracuse, N.Y.; and maternal grandmother, Anna Mae Julian of Troy, N.Y. Sean is further survived by many aunts, uncles, other relatives and many friends.

Visitation will be held from noon until the 3 p.m. Mass of Christian burial Monday, March 28, at St. Anthony on the Lake Catholic Church, W280-N2101 Prospect Ave., Pewaukee, with a reception to follow. The Rev. Anthony Zimmer will be officiating the service.

Memorials are appreciated to Herma Heart Center at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, 9000 W. Wisconsin Ave., Wauwatosa, WI 53226.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence, visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com.