On August 20, 2003; EDWARD A. "ED" DERUGGIERO, age 52 of Elkton, loving son of Doris Walton DeRuggiero of Baltimore; devoted brother of Michele Thomas and husband Ronald G. Thomas, Jr. of Baltimore and Steven W. DeRuggiero and wife Teresa of Baltimore. Also survived by his nieces Stephanie M. Bragg and Tone M. Marsit of Baltimore and numerous relatives. He is predeceased by his father Edward E. DeRuggiero. Mr. DeRuggiero was a member of the US Air Force as well as serving in Vietnam. He also worked for the Child Support Enforcement Agent for The Cecil County of Social Services since 1983. Funeral Services with military honors will be held Saturday, August 23 at 3:30 PM at the Gee Funeral Home, 259 E. Main Street, Elkton, MD, where Rev. Joseph Piekarski will be officiating. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Friends may call on Saturday, August 23, 2003 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM and again from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM in the funeral home chapel. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Elkton Lions Club c/o Gee Funeral Home.