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Walter John Ruchlewicz

October 5, 1955 ~ January 3, 2022 (age 66)


Walter Ruchlewicz, age 66, of Plant City, FL passed away on January 3, 2022. 

He was the son of the late Leo and Frances Dorothy Bartosik Ruchlewicz, he is also preceded in death by son; Dylan Flathmann.

Survivors include children; Michelle (Jonathan) Best, Renee Ruchlewicz, brother; Vince(Wanda) Ruchlewicz, nephews; Joseph Ruchlewicz. Eric Logan, Anthony Ruchlewicz, grandchildren; Alex, Ellie, and Teddy Best, and his beloved; Scooby. He is also survived by a childhood friend, John Malegus.

Walter had a BS in mechanical engineering from Temple University, and a 20 year career.

Walter was a member of St. Clement Catholic Church. He spent 20 years in the United States Air Force and retired as a TSGT. He loved the Philadelphia Eagles and hated the Dallas Cowboys. He loved to play golf.

A Graveside Service will take place Friday, January 14, 2022 at 10:30 AM at Florida National Cemetery.

Online condolences may be left for the family at


Graveside Service
January 14, 2022

10:30 AM
Florida National Cemetery
6502 SW 102nd Ave
Bushnell, FL 33513

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