Frank A. Ruffolo is a graduate of the State University of New York at Farmingdale with an Associates degree in Mechanical Technology. He enjoyed a 40 year career in private industry in Purchasing and Purchasing Management. Married for over 35 years to his beautiful wife Christine, they are blessed with two wonderful children, Michael and Alicia. Frank took early retirement to pursue his new career as an author, and recently released his first novel, Gabriel’s Chalice, inspired by 15 years of experience as a volunteer at a Marian apparition site in Hollywood, FL. I Have since released two more works my latest with Linkville Press is my first in a series of Murder Mysteries. I have five more books in the process and a screenplay.