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Ronald D. Pizzanello

1928 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Ronald D. Pizzanello Obituary

Ronald D. Pizzanello peacefully passed away on March 13, 2014 after a short illness. He was born in West Hartford on July 15, 1928 and was the son of the late Dominick and Anna Pizzanello. Ronald proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Upon his return from the service, he joined his dad's painting and decorating business. When his father retired, Ron took over and ran the business. Ron loved sports and although he didn't play golf, he followed it closely on television. Ron officiated swimming, volleyball and softball. His 25 years of dedication and expertise were deservedly recognized in August of 2002 when he was inducted into the Connecticut Scholastic and Collegiate Softball Hall of Fame. In his retirement, he took to fishing and at age 70, got his first fishing license. Ron is survived by his three children: Ronald and Arthur Pizzanello and Joanne Armenio and her husband, Joseph; grandchildren: Dominick and John Pizzanello; great-grandchildren: Andrew, Isabelle and John Anthony. Ron is also survived by a sister, Marie Coburn and a brother, Philip. He also leaves his loving and faithful partner, Denise LaCoste who made his life complete for 35 years. His funeral service will begin on Monday, March 17th at 3 p.m. at the Newington Memorial Funeral Home, 20 Bonair Ave., Newington. Relatives and friends are invited to call prior to the service from 1p.m. to 3 p.m at Newington Memorial. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Ronald's name may be made to the , 2080 Silas Deane Hwy 2nd Floor, Rocky Hill, CT 06067. The family would like to sincerely thank the Hospice staff at Hartford Hospital for all their care and loving support provided to them and to Ron. To share a memory with Ronald's family, please visit us at www.newingtonmemorial.com

Published in The Hartford Courant from Mar. 15 to Mar. 16, 2014
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