RUFFEN, Frederick M. Dr. Lifelong resident of Glen Cove, NY on April 8th, 2022 age 74. Husband of June. Father of Jacqueline DiRusso, Michael, Jeremy, Derek and Italy. Brother of Theresa. Also survived by stepchildren and numerous grandchildren. Dr. Ruffen was an audiologist who started his career at Nassau County Medical Center in 1972. He received numerous awards for meritorious service for his dedication to the deaf and hard of hearing community. Mr. Ruffen was an avid Star Trek fan, member of the Glen Cove Auxilary Police and a Lionel train enthusiast. He loved his family dearly. Visitation will be held at Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9pm. Mass at the Church of St. Rocco Wednesday 10am. Interment Pinelawn Memorial Park.