OBITUARY

Ronald Angelo DeLaura

October 15, 1918August 5, 2014

Ronald A. "Ron" DeLaura, an inspiration and treasure to all who knew him, was called into eternal life on August 5, 2014. Ron is survived by his loving family: Daughters: Kathy DeLaura (Ron Steinhoff), Barb DeLaura, Marybeth Launius (Brian) Son: Ron DeLaura (Laurie) Grandchildren: Scott Greve (Jessica); Joshua DeLaura (Maddie); Michael March; Erin Marshall (Andy); Brian Launius (Beth) and six great grandchildren. Ron joins his beloved wife, Carmella, in Heaven, along with many close family members and friends. Ron was born on October 15, 1918, and raised in Holley, NY. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Ron received basketball and baseball scholarships to Clarkson Institute of Technology in Potsdam, New York where he earned a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering. His love for sports was never-ending, and he was always faithful to the NY Yankees. After a long career at Western Electric, he enjoyed his retirement years in Ellenton, FL with his second wife, Dorothy. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to St. Mary's Church, 11 S Main Street, Holley, NY 14470, Agape Hospice, 529 Mills Ave, Greenville, SC 29697; Journey Hospice, 665 N Academy Street, Greenville, SC 29601; or a charity of your choice. A private celebration of life service will be held at a later date. Arrangements under the direction of Woodlawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park, Greenville, SC.

Services

  • Memorial Service Saturday, September 20, 2014
REMEMBERING

Ronald Angelo DeLaura

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Jim Carr

September 2, 2014

Dear Family of Ron DeLaura:

The Carr Family from Chicago (Mt. Prospect) Illinois would like to send our most sincere condolences at the loss of Ron.

I have advised both my parents Richard (Dick) and Sharon Carr, who were overwhelmingly fond of Ron and spent many happy years as great friends of his passing. We laughed together as they shared their memories of their times with him on Redwood Drive.

Undoubtedly, he was a special man and held a special place in their hearts.

Our best to you and your family.

August 17, 2014

Dear Cousins:
We are saddened at the loss of your wonderful father and our much loved uncle. We have so many fond memories.
Love,
Mike and Sharon

Tracy Dini (Gebhardt)

August 17, 2014

Dear De Laura Family. I know words can not take away the pain and loss you are feeling; but I hope knowing that you are being thought of during this sad time brings you comfort. "Grandpa Ron" was an amazing person and lead a remarkable life. May you honor him and remember him with the same the love and joy he shared with all those that knew him. With loving thoughts and condolences.

Marcelllus

August 12, 2014

Please accept my sincere condolences. I am sure there are many great memories you have that will bring a smile to your face and heart. May the Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our father who loved us give you comfort and comfort your hearts and make you firm. 2 Thess. 2: 16, 17.

FROM THE FAMILY