Ronald Michels

Ronald J., 81, of Wood-Ridge formerly of Nutley, passed surrounded in love by his large family on August 19, 2013. Beloved husband to Marilyn (nee Loiacono). Loving father of Carol Ann Michels, Eileen LaTorre, Noreen (Jules) Senske, James (Casandra) Michels, John (Deborah) Michels, Thomas Michels, Kathy (Thomas) Hull, Barbara (Anthony) Mazza, Alfred Peterson and David (Stacie) Peterson. Caring grandfather to twenty-three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and two more to come. Dear brother of Claire (Larry) Meloscia. Before retiring in 1992 Ron was a Marketing Engineer for 40 years at PSE&G in Newark a Crossing Guard for the Boro of Wood-Ridge and played the drums as a professional musician. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. A member and past commander of the Wood-Ridge V.F.W. Post 3616 and American Legion Post #97. A parishioner of Assumption R.C. Church and 4th Degree member of St. Anthony Council, Knights of Columbus #11585. also a member of the Tin Can Sailors and the First Monday Club in Hasbrouck Heights. He was a member of the Wood-Ridge Planning and Zoning Boards. Funeral Sat. 10 AM from Kohler Funeral Home 280 Hackensack St. Wood-Ridge. Mass 10:30 AM Assumption R.C. Church. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. Visiting, Fri. 3-5 and 7-9 PM. He was truly loved and a remarkable man.

Funeral Home

Kohler Funeral Home Inc
280 Hackensack St Wood Ridge, NJ 07075
(201) 438-7777
Published in The Record/Herald News on Aug. 23, 2013