Ronald “Hondo” Scarnecchia Sr., 89, of Niles, died Thursday July 29, 2021 at Continuing Health Care of Niles.
He was born August 27, 1931 in Niles the son of Sam and Mary Scarnecchia.
Ron was a 1950 graduate of Niles McKinley High School and a Niles Postal Worker for 31 years retiring in 1986.
He was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Niles, Italian Club, San Fellippe Neri Lodge, played in and organized several golf leagues. He also enjoyed playing cards, traveling, bocce, and avid Boston Celtics fan.
Ron was a proud veteran of The United States Marine Corp who served during the Korean War.
Although Ron had an active lifestyle, spending time with his family was the most important thing in his life.
He will be deeply missed by a son Ronald T. Scarnecchia Jr. and his wife Anita of Jacksonville, Florida, two daughters, Kim Taylor and her husband David of Niles and Susan Scarnecchia of Warren, a brother Sam of Hollywood, Florida, three grandchildren, Dominic
Taylor, Phillip Scarnecchia and his wife Erin,and Michael Scarnecchia, and two great-grandchildren, Lucca and Emiliana.
He was preceded in death by a grandson Vincent A. Taylor, a brother, Joseph Scarnecchia, and a sister, Anita Chase.
Committal services will be held in Niles City Cemetery Chapel Friday August 6, 2021 at 11AM where Ron will be honored for his military services by The Trumbull County American Legion Honor Guard.
Material contributions can be made to Mercy Health Hospice of The Valley, 5000 East Market Street, Unit 19, Warren, Ohio 44484 or The Vincent Anthony Taylor Memorial Scholarship, Niles City Schools, C/O Niles City Treasurer,309 North Rhodes Ave, Niles, Ohio 44446.
Arrangements are being handled by The Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles.
Family and friends can visit www.josephrossifuneralhome.com to view this obituary and send condolences to Ron’s family.
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