DeLaura, Ronald (Ron)
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Greenville, SC: Ronald (Ron) DeLaura, an inspiration and treasure to all who knew him, was called into eternal life on August 5, 2014. Ron is survived by his loving family: Daughters: Kathy DeLaura (Ron Steinhoff), Barb DeLaura, Marybeth Launius (Brian) Son: Ron DeLaura (Laurie) Grandchildren: Scott Greve (Jessica); Joshua DeLaura (Maddie); Michael March; Erin Marshall (Andy); Brian Launius (Beth) and six great grandchildren. Ron joins his beloved wife, Carmella, in Heaven, along with many close family members and friends.
Ron was born on October 15, 1918, and raised in Holley, NY. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Ron received basketball and baseball scholarships to Clarkson Institute of Technology in Potsdam, New York where he earned a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering. His love for sports was never-ending, and he was always faithful to the NY Yankees. After a long career at Western Electric, he enjoyed his retirement years in Ellenton, FL with his second wife, Dorothy.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to St. Mary's Church, 11 S Main Street, Holley, NY 14470, Agape Hospice, 529 Mills Ave, Greenville, SC 29697; Journey Hospice, 665 N Academy Street, Greenville, SC 29601; or a
A private celebration of life service will be held at a later date.
Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle on Aug. 12, 2014