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Paul K. “Pudge” Ruppert

Ocean City–Paul K. “Pudge” Ruppert, Jr., 64, of Ocean City died Sunday, March 9, 2014 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury.  
He was born in Washington, D.C. and was the son of the late Paul K. and Ethel Ruppert Sr.
Pudge dedicated many years to the food and beverage industry, most notably serving as the restaurant manager for the Ocean Pines Yacht Club. He will be remembered for his friendly demeanor, great sense of humor and generous nature.
He is survived by five brothers, Michael T. Ruppert of Selbyville; Stephen R. Ruppert and his wife, Sheilah of Kent Island; Gregory L. Ruppert and his wife, Gail of Lake Placid, N.Y.; William E. Ruppert of Ocean City and James R. Ruppert of Ocean City; two sisters, Theresa Pruitt and her husband, Ted of Frankford and Patricia Janson and her husband, Steve of Ocean City and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian burial was held Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at St. Luke Catholic Church, 9903 Coastal Hwy. in Ocean City.