Obituary of Edward Ronchetti
Edward J Ronchetti, 84, of Vineland, passed away on July 11, 2017 at Inspira Medical Center. Ed was born in Vineland to the late Albert & Mary Ronchetti. He attended Sacred Heart High School graduating in 1949. While in high school he played both basketball and baseball. He furthered his education at Villanova University where he earned a B.S. degree in Economics/Accounting in 1953. Ed served with the US Army from 1953 until 1955 when he received an honorable discharge. He began working for RCA Corporation starting in 1955 where he worked in accounting/management. He retired in 1992 after 37 years with General Electric which had acquired RCA.
Edward was a member of Sacred Heart Church and the American Legion. He was a prior member of the first Sacred Heart Parish Council and The American Management Association. Ed was very active with the Sacred Heart Alumni and Sacred Heart Athletic Association. He was a CYO basketball coach for many years, timekeeper for the Sacred Heart High School Basketball teams for 25 years, a commentator for Sacred Heart Church and a past treasurer for Sun and Splash Swim Club and Sacred Heart Athletic Association. He was a very devoted supporter of Sacred Heart High School and Villanova University. One of his shining moments was watching his beloved Wildcats win the National Championships in 1985 and 2016. He loved his wife and children and their families. He took particular joy in attending sporting events involved his children and grandchildren
He is survived by his wife, Mary Jane (Matrona)Ronchetti; son & daughter-in-law, Mark & Betsy Ronchetti; sons, Alan and Edward. Ronchetti; daughter & son-in-law, Lauren & John Martini; grandchildren, Mark Jr, and Jeffrey Ronchetti; A.J. and Brittany Ronchetti, Tyler, Jana and Daniel Martini; his sisters & brothers-in-law, Marlene & Joseph Blume and Carol & William Bee; and his sister in law, Josephine Caterina and many nieces, nephews and lifelong friends.
A church visitation will be held on Friday from 10am to 11:45am followed by a funeral mass at 12noon from Christ The Good Shepherd Parish - Church Of Sacred Heart, 1010 East Landis Avenue, Vineland. Interment will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Vineland.
ARRANGEMENTS are under the supervision of Rone Funeral Service, 1110 East Chestnut Avenue, Vineland, NJ 08360
Donations in memory of Edward may be made to:
Cumberland County SPCA, 1244 N. Delsea Drive, Vineland, NJ 08360
Easter Seals ,120 Bogden Blvd, Millville, NJ 08332
Special Olympics, Princess Road, Lawrence Twp., New Jersey 08648
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