Lloyd Ronchetti
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Tuesday
16
April

Visitation

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Rone Funeral Service
1110 East Chestnut Avenue
Vineland, New Jersey, United States
Wednesday
17
April

Visitation

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Rone Funeral Service
1110 East Chestnut Avenue
Vineland, New Jersey, United States
Wednesday
17
April

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Rone Funeral Service
1110 East Chestnut Avenue
Vineland, New Jersey, United States
Service Time: 10:00 AM
Wednesday
17
April

Interment at: Siloam Cemetery

11:00 am
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Siloam Cemetery
550 N Valley Ave
Vineland, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Lloyd C. Ronchetti

Lloyd C. Ronchetti Sr., 100, passed away peacefully on April 11, 2019 at home surrounded by his family. Lloyd was born in Vineland to the late Samuel and Theresa (Viana) Ronchetti Sr. on November 28,1918 and was a lifelong Vineland resident. He attended Vineland public schools and worked at Kimble Glass prior to going into the service in 1944. There he served during WWII attached to the Army's Infantry Division in New Guinea, Philippines and Japan where he was awarded the purple Heart. After his return home in 1946, Lloyd opened a flower shop with his good friend John Dryer. After two years he tried other ventures until opening Ronchetti's Sinclair Service which he owned and operated for over 15 years. His involvement with the Vineland Fire Departmentbegan with the Main Avenue Fire Company (eventually becoming Company #4)where he served as chief for 10 years prior to becoming part-time fire director in 1960 and was appointed the first full time director in 1969 until his retirement in 1985. He was also a member with the NJ State Exempt Firemans Association. He also served as State President in 1977-1978, NJ State Fire Chiefs Association and the NY State Fire Chiefs Association. Lloyd's community activities included South Jersey Chairman of Muscular Dystrophy campaigns, he held office in the Lions Club, Moose Club and Knights of Columbus. He was also a member of the Diamond Social Club, Rercreation Club, VFW, American Legion, Elks, North Italy Club and Navy Club. He was involved with starting what is now known as the Babe Ruth League in Vineland and was 4th Ward leader of the Vineland Republican Party.
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