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Ronald S. Ronsvalle
Ronald S. Ronsvalle, 60, of Lansing, NY, passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2019, following a brief illness.
An Ithaca native and graduate of Cornell University, Ron went on to own and operate Perfect Painters/Heritage Builders Inc., Heritage Park TownHouses, Inc. and Lansing Center Associates, Inc. He was a Certified Aging in Place Specialist, Certified Graduate Builder, Graduate Master Builder and Certified Green Professional. He was a member of the Tompkins/Cortland Builders and Remodelers Association (TCBRA), the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and Historic Ithaca. He served proudly on the Alumni Board for Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity and was a sponsor of the Ithaca Softball League. He was a communicant of All Saints Catholic Church.
Ron is survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Maureen (Petrella) Ronsvalle; sons, Dominick and Nathaniel of Lansing and Noah (Katie) Drew of Dallas, Texas; mother, Kathryn Ronsvalle, and sister Roxanne Ronsvalle, both of Ithaca; and several cousins, special friends, and his devoted canine companion 'Miss Bailey'. He touched each of our lives in so many ways. We will miss him dearly.
Ron was preceded in death by his father, Ronald Ronsvalle.
In his leisure time he enjoyed fishing, boating, camping, traveling, gardening, cruising on his motorcycle and restoring antique cars and boats. Above all, he loved spending time with his family.
Family and friends may call from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at LANSING FUNERAL HOME, 32 Auburn Road, Lansing, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at All Saints Catholic Church 347 Ridge Road, Lansing, NY. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Cortland, NY.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ron’s memory may be directed to Canine Companions For Independence, 286 Middle Island Road, Medford, NY 11763 (www.cci.org).
Dear Katie -- You are in my thoughts. I am so sorry for your loss.
Laura Watson Dec 6 2019 12:00 AM
Maureen, boys and family, I am so sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to all of you. If there is any way I can help, please do not hesitate to call. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Love Donna
Donna Berich Dec 5 2019 12:00 AM
Maureen, I am so sorry to hear of Ron's passing. It is truly a shock. My prayers and thoughts are with you and yours. Karen Miller Fuller.
Karen Miller Fuller Dec 4 2019 12:00 AM
So sorry for your loss Maureen. Ron was always so happy talking about you and the boys. He was such a kind hearted guy. High school and Cornell days were always better when I ran into Ron at the frat or on the walk around campus. Sending you heartfelt prayers and hugs to you all.
Patti Weidman Dec 3 2019 12:00 AM
Sorry to hear of Ron's passing. You and the boys are in my thoughts and prayers.
Malee Irving Dec 2 2019 12:00 AM
Such a kind soul. So many great memories of Ron. I am so sorry for loss.
Darren McGee Dec 1 2019 12:00 AM
One of the nicest boys in high school, a time when boys are not at their nicest! God bless Ronny Ronsvalle
Chris Fontana Nov 30 2019 12:00 AM
My condolences to Ronnys family. I knew Ronny since 2nd grade as we both lived off Coddington Rd. I had the biggest crush and would ride my bike past his house just to see if he was outside. He was a kind soul and will be truly missed. RIP friend
Amy Rivkin Miller Nov 30 2019 12:00 AM
Ron meant a lot to us Sig Eps who came after him. He always was a welcome voice at the house and a loyal brother. HFF. He lives on in our memories.
Jeremy Werner Nov 30 2019 12:00 AM
Many special memories from such a wonderful lifetime ago. God provide His loving comfort and His glorious peace to all the family. With much love always.
Bob Clark Nov 30 2019 12:00 AM