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Honorable John J. Rufe


John J. Rufe of Newtown died peacefully on Nov. 18, 2023.

Beloved husband of the Honorable Cynthia Favata Rufe. Dear father of Katharine Kirsten “Keri” Rufe, Kristin Leigh McGee (Matthew), Amy Elizabeth Rufe (John Kruempelstaedter), Stepdaughters: Tiffany Marie Alexander (Stephen G), Meredith Anne Fields (Christopher Paul Fields.), Brother of William Hart, III (Jewel), and Robert Grim Rufe (Mary Louise). Late sister and brother-in-law, Elizabeth and Samuel Jackson. Grandchildren: Quinn Francis Aleardi, Elizabeth Marie Alexander, Christina Grace Alexander, Emerson Jeannette McGee, McKenna Katherine McGee and Nathaniel Hunter Fields.

Memorial Service information will be posted at

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Friends Nursing Home, 99 Barclay St., Newtown, PA 18940.