Ronald A. PassarelliAugust 30, 1946 ~ October 15, 2017 (age 71)
Ronald A. Passarelli, 71, of Butler, passed away on October 15, 2017 at Butler Memorial Hospital.
Born August 30, 1946 in Natrona Heights, PA, he was the son of Norrie Passarelli and Elizabeth Ippolito Passarelli.
Ron was a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and worked as a chemist for Gulf Research in Harmarville and Penn Champ, Inc. in East Butler. He also owned and managed several apartments in the Butler Area. He was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption R.C. Church in Herman. He was a founding member of the former Saxonburg Lions Club, and played in the Northern Allegheny County Senior Softball League for 16 years. He enjoyed gardening, especially flowers, remodeling and being general a handy-man for his family.
Surviving are his wife, Nancy (Alexander) Passarelli, whom he married November 8, 1969, his son, Ryan A. (Natalie) Passarelli of Butler, 2 daughters, Dr. Angela (David Macias) Passarelli of Mt. Pleasant, SC and Pamela (David) Sherrill of Mooresville, NC, his brother, David Passarelli of Sarver and 5 grandsons, David and Andrew Sherrill, Eli and Jackson Passarelli, David Alejandro Macias and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents and his sister-in-law Linda Passarelli.
Friends will be received on Tuesday from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at Fox Funeral Home, Inc., Saxonburg, PA.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at 11:00 am at the St. Mary's R.C. Church in Herman with Fr. Ward Stakem officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to the Butler County Association for the Blind 322 N. Cedar St. Butler, PA 16001 or the charity of donor's choice.