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Ronald J. Pappaterra

March 5, 1943 ~ December 11, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Ronald Pappaterra Obituary

Ronald John Pappaterra aged 80, passed away on December 11th, 2023, peacefully in his home surrounded by his loving family. His battle with Parkinson’s in recent years showed his courage in facing life challenges with a smile. Despite the trials, Ron stayed strong until the end. Ron was a loving husband and father and he was loved back by all who knew him.

Ron was born in Pittsburgh, PA on March 5th, 1943. He was the first of two sons to Nora and Rocco.

Ron is survived by his wife of 53 years, Patricia Pappaterra, his sons Vince (Amber), and Tony (Chelsea) and his daughter, Jill Hardy (Jeff).  He had eight grandchildren he doted on daily. He had a special bond with his grandson Rylan whom he loved spending time with. Ron is also survived by his brother Kenneth Pappaterra of Pittsburgh, his sister in law’s Mary Bottazzi and Lisa Pancaro in New Jersey, and many nieces and nephews.

Ron spent 34 years working as a dedicated Radiology Technician at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital before his retirement in 2005.

Ron was an avid Pitt fan who for many years loved taking his sons to every game. He also loved visiting the shores of New Jersey to see family every summer when he was able.

Family and friends will be welcomed on Tuesday, December 19, from 4-8 PM in the Sanvito Funeral Home, 1650 Broadway, Stowe/Kennedy Township. A Prayer Service will take place on Wednesday morning at 10:45 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:15 AM in St. Malachy Church, Kennedy Township.  Interment to follow at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies with Military Honors.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
December 19, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Stowe/Kennedy Township Funeral Home
1650 Broadway Ave.
McKees Rocks, PA 15136

Prayer Service
Wednesday
December 20, 2023

10:45 AM
Stowe/Kennedy Township Funeral Home
1650 Broadway Ave.
McKees Rocks, PA 15136

Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday
December 20, 2023

11:15 AM
St. Malachy Church (Archangel Gabriel Parish), Kennedy Township)

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