Ronald R. "Ron" Amorelli, 75, of Bolivia, formerly of Freehold, N.J., died Wednesday, June 19, 2013, in the SECU Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center, Bolivia.
Born in Rahway, N.J., on Dec. 6, 1937, he was a son of the late William and Julia Brown Amorelli. Mr. Amorelli was a retired certified refrigeration engineer from Merck Pharmaceuticals after 30 years of service. Ron loved his family and especially enjoyed being with them while at the beach, out to eat and spending time with his grandchildren. He also enjoyed golf and fishing. Mr. Amorelli was preceded in death by his brother William Amorelli.
Survivors include his loving wife of 40 years, Mary M. Amorelli; a son, Ben Amorelli and wife Jacqueline of Farmingdale, N.J.; a daughter, Julia Amorelli-Ashby and husband Keni of Teaneck, N.J.; a sister, Judy Thomas and husband Frank of Ocean Isle Beach; a sister-in-law, Theresa Amorelli of Barnagate, N.J.; grandchildren, Faith, Hannah and Darius Ashby, Eden, Maya and Celia Amorelli; three nieces; two nephews; four great-nieces; and three great-nephews.
A Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23, in St. Brendan's Catholic Church.
Memorials may be made in his name to the SECU Lower Cape Fear Hospice Brunswick House at 955 Mercy Lane, Bolivia, NC 28422.
Private online condolences may be sent to www.brunswickfuneralservice.com.
Brunswick Funeral Service & Crematory, Shallotte.