Ronald P. Regone, 80, of Wadsworth, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY. He was predeceased by his parents, Peter and Cora Regoni.
He is survived by his wife, Gloria; daughters, Lynne (Rick) Walker of Scottsville, Stacey (Jeremy Wheaton) Bennett of Piffard, Nicole (Jeremy) Pragle of Piffard; grandchildren, Eric (Stephanie) Walker, Ethan (Samantha) Walker, Evan (Brooke Jodoin) Walker, Bronson Bennett, Jaycey Wheaton; great-grandchildren, Julianna and Alexandria Walker, Cameron Walker; sister, Betty DeMocker of Piffard; brother-in-law, Charles Yueckstock of Attica; sister-in-law, Melva (Ken) Holly or Hunt; aunt, Minnie Yamonaco from Florida; and many nieces, nephews, and nieces, including Dick Tange, who accompanied Ronnie many times to the Pok-A-Dot restaurant in Batavia.
Ronnie was born on May 30, 1941 at his home in York, NY. He is the son of Peter and Cora Yamonaco Regoni. He was a graduate of York Central School, Class of 1958.
He worked and retired after 35 years of service as foreman of the AKZO-Nobel salt mine in Retsof. Ronnie enjoyed eating, taking daily walks, playing golf, playing cards and billiards, and trips to the casino. He was a member of the NRA and the A-ON-DO-WA-NUH Sportsman’s Club in Cuylerville. He was also an avid fan of the Dallas Cowboys football team.
Ronnie was meticulous with everything he did, including his garden, pool and shrubbery. He always looked forward to family gatherings, seeing his relatives, and would always lend a helping hand to his neighbors and friends.
The family would like to thank the staff of Strong Memorial Hospital Neurology and Medical Intensive Care Unit 8-1600 who provided exceptional care and compassion during his illness. The family would also like to thank Livingston County EMS and York Ambulance, as well as Zach Kobylanski, Monica Jones and the rest of the VersaScape staff for providing landscaping services during his illness.
A funeral service will be held in the spring at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Geneseo. D details to follow.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made at Gift Donor Records of the University of Rochester, Auto-Immune Research, PO Box 270032, Rochester, NY 14627, or the Livingston County Hospice Fund, 2 Murray Hill Drive, Mount Morris, NY 14510.
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