Ronald Anthony Piteo
1946 - 2021
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Ronald A. Piteo, 74, passed away on May 1, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Springfield, MA on November 26, 1946, he was the son of the late Joseph Piteo, Sr. and Margaret M. (Walsh) Piteo.
He had worked at numerous bars and lounges in the Springfield area. He also coached youth baseball for many years in Springfield. Ron had a lifelong love affair with the New York Yankees, New York Giants and Notre Dame.
To cherish his memory, he leaves his wife Catherine (Swain) Piteo of West Springfield; his brothers Joseph & Maryann Piteo of E. Longmeadow, Randy & Elizabeth Piteo of Springfield. He was predeceased by his brother Robert Piteo in 2020. Sons Mario Piteo, Carmino Piteo and Antonio Piteo all of FL. Stepdaughters Paula Donofrio and Melissa Thresher of West Springfield. His grandchildren Joseph Piteo, Vincent Piteo & Maximiliano Piteo of FL. Nicholas Pistolesi & Joseph Maratea of West Springfield; many dear cousins, nieces and nephews as well as his Aunts Terry Walsh of Agawam and Joyce Piteo of NY.

There will be no calling hours. Burial in St. Michael’s Cemetery for family and friends will be held on Saturday May 8, 2021 at 10:00am.

Memorial contributions in Ron’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association – MA/NH Chapter is 309 Waverly Oaks Road Waltham, MA 02452 or a charity of one’s choice. For more information or to leave an online condolence, please visit

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Published in The Republican from May 1 to May 2, 2021.
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May 7, 2021
Ronnie was my first cousin, he along with his brothers were my playmates growing up and we shared many wonderful memories between our families. I will miss him dearly, may he rest in peace.
Love and Heartfelt sympathy Karen Steele
Karen J Steele
May 4, 2021
We are extremely saddened to hear of the passage of Ron. I was a friend of Joe growing up and knew his brothers. May he Rest In Peace.
Bill Migliore
May 4, 2021
I would like to offer you and your family my deepest and most sincere condolences. And may Rich’s soul rest in peace
Terry Galluzzo
May 4, 2021
So Sorry for your loss Carmino and Family
Herb Sedler
May 3, 2021
The Picchetti Family all send their thoughts and prayers to all of you. Ronald was a wonderful man and will be greatly missed. Our love goes out to The Piteo Family.
May 2, 2021
I worked with Ronnie at the Jolly Jester in the 60’s. He was such a wonderful guy! Lots of laughs.
My sincere condolences to his family.
Sunny Sherwood
May 2, 2021
So Sorry to Hear of Ronnie's passing.
My condolences to the entire Piteo Family.
We were friends since the 60's. We got to know each other at the Jester !
Our fathers were friends also.
Rest well my friend.
Joe Stefano
May 2, 2021
RIP Ronnie.Lived on the next street and attended jr high and Tech with him while living in the 16 Acres section of Springfield.Years later found him living in Agawam also working at the "Elbow".Fond memories of those days.Many condolences to his entire family.Carol Dexter Marshall

CAROL Marshall
May 2, 2021
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Toni Havel
May 1, 2021
Ron was a great guy made you laugh all ways eating chocolate bars and drinking coke cola he will be missed
Lori and Barbara Collins
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