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Ronald Lee Vettese


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Vettese, Ronald Lee, “Ron”, age 74, passed on Saturday, April 9th, 2022.  Ron was a decorated Vietnam Veteran who was awarded the distinguished Purple Heart.  He loved his family and had many skills/talents.  He was a hobbyist who built model planes, trains, cars and boats. He liked muscle cars and even restored a few.  Ron loved music, had a great sense of humor and loved a nice glass of wine.  His most notable accomplishments were raising his 2 daughters and serving his country in the military. Despite the many health issues he had in his later years, he maintained a passion for life and spending time with his immediate family. 

Ron was the much-loved father of Sandra and her husband Stephen Barbat and Jennifer and her husband Andrew Allison and his little dog Teddie. He was the proud grandfather to Brendan Allison and Rachel Barbat.  He is also survived by his sisters Donna (Robert) Reighard and Betty (Bruce) Gillanders and brothers Jim (Mary) Vettese, Robert (Jeanette) Roberson and John Roberson and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents Rose and Peter, his brother Richie and nephew Anthony.


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