Vanina Maria (Ruiz) Angeloni Angeloni, Vanina (Nina) Maria - Born September 2, 1936, transitioned August 9, 2018. Vanina was born in Martinsferry, Ohio, and moved to California in 1946. Predeceased by parents Maria Tedeschi Angeloni and Giovanni Angeloni, her son John Mario Ruiz, and brother Ivan Angeloni. Survived by daughter Gina Ruiz Huse (Jonathan), sons Robert Ruiz (Vanessa) and Tony Ruiz, grandchildren Jonathan Ruiz, Jordan and Jackie Huse, Isabella, Quentin and Lucia Ruiz, great-grandson John Ruiz, and brothers Ramon and Elvio Angeloni (Ceci). She is also blessed to be loved by many nieces, nephews, extended family and close friends. She was an incredibly loyal friend, mother, and Grandmother/Nonni. Vanina enjoyed working at TRW / Northrop Grumman for more than 30 years. She loved dancing and belonged to several dance groups. She had a giving heart and volunteered at Torrance Memorial Hospital for over 21 years. She loved spending time in her garden and took great care of her beautiful roses. But nothing gave her greater joy than spending cherished time with her family and friends. She took tremendous pride in being an amazing Grandmother/Nonni. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to a charity of your choice or the Alzheimer’s Association ( Contact the family or Rice Mortuary for information regarding a memorial service.

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