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08/09/1961 - 08/20/2017
Burial Date 08/26/2017
Funeral Home San Jose Funeral Home (Eastside)
Ricardo “Ricky” Schaffino
August 9, 1961 – August 20, 2017
“God granted us a life together and though you are now at his side along with your parents, Abelardo and Eva Schaffino and brother, Peter; you will continue to live in our hearts. Ricardo, your love and devotion to our family, especially our 14 grandchildren was always felt deeply.” Loving you eternally, your wife of 19 years, Cristina G. Schaffino.
Ricardo (Shuffies) was a proud 1979 graduate of Ysleta High School where he played football and proudly wore the number 77, “Once an Indian, always an Indian, GO INDIANS!” He was a loyal employee for over 20 years with Sun Metro as a coach operator, where he met countless of people and made lifelong friends with many of his co-workers and passengers. Throughout his life and even during his illness, he never gave up on his beloved Dallas Cowboys , even to the very end. Leaving a lifetime of cherished memories to his children; Emilio Schaffino, Luz Warren (Lawrence), Raquel Perez (Omar), Celeste Reza (Josh, Victor), and 14 beautiful grandchildren, countless family members and many valued friends. Join us for his Funeral Service on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at San Jose Funeral Home-East from 8:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. with recitation of the Rosary at 9:00 A.M. Funeral Mass will follow at 11:00 A.M. at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church. “I will always remember you with silent tears.”