Ronald James "Ronny" Orsini, age 49, of Erie, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2013 at Allegheny General Hospital, in Pittsburgh, following a long illness. He was born April 19, 1964 in Erie, the son of Alice Post Orsini and the late Joseph Orsini. Ron was a lifelong Erie resident and had attended Tech Memorial High School. He had worked for Finish Thompson Inc. and Al Motch Auto Sales. Besides his father Joseph, Ronny was preceded in death by a son, Ronald Orsini, Jr.; a daughter Lynn Orsini, and his maternal and paternal grandparents. Ronny is survived by his mother, Alice Orsini; his loving wife of 29 years, Kelly Ritchie Orsini and his children,, Megan Orsini, James Orsini, Miranda Orsini, Tracy Orsini, and Nicole Ortiz and her husband Angel. He is the brother of Debra Rotunda, Cheryl Conner, Renee Smith and her husband Jeff, Melissa Orsini, Joseph Orsini, Philip Orsini and his wife Gloria, and Robert Orsini and his wife Tami. He is also survived by seven grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles. Friends are invited to call at the John J. Quinn Funeral Home, West 9th and Liberty St., Monday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m., and are invited to attend Funeral Services Tuesday at 11:00 a.m., in the chapel at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 5711 West Lake Rd. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.
Published in the Erie Times-News on June 30, 2013