Ronald J. 10/19/51 - 2/26/14
Ronald J. Ticchi, 62, of Toledo, passed away Wednesday, after a valiant battle with cancer. A native of Bridgewater, MA, Ron was the beloved son of the late James and Frances (Sawicki) Ticchi. Ron graduated from Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School with National Merit Finalist honors in 1969. He graduated from Michigan State University
in 1973, where he was a member of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. Ron loved the Midwest and after college, made his home in Ohio and raised his family there. He was a devoted father who counted his family as the crowning achievement and greatest blessing of his life. Ron was an executive with the Chuck Muer Corporation and Prudential Securities and enjoyed archery, model railroading, carpentry and reading. He remained a loyal, lifelong fan of all Boston sports teams.
Ron is survived by his beloved children, Samantha (Josh) Ticchi-Junkins, Sally (Michael Donohue) Ticchi, Craig Ticchi; his cherished grandchildren, Tripp Donohue, Avonlea Jane Junkins; former wife, Cathi Vaughan all of Toledo; dear sister, Donna Maria Ticchi of Wellesley, MA, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws.
Visitation will be Saturday, from 12 p.m.-5 p.m. with funeral services at 1 p.m. at the Dowling Funeral Home, 7509 New West Road at King Road, (King Rd between Central and Sylvania Ave.) Toledo, 419-841-8111. Memorial contributions may be made to the Zion Lutheran Church in Ottawa Lake, MI, or to the family. For additional information or condolences, please visit www.dowlingfh.com