Ronald A. Rome, age 50, of Orange, left us on Sunday, July 29, 2012 at Yale New Haven Hospital after a motorcycle accident in West Haven.
Ron was born in Bridgeport, son of John and Anne Salerno Rome.
He was raised in Lordship and was a 1980 graduate of Stratford High School. He graduated from Norwalk Tech and Sacred Heart University.
The great loves in his life were his two boys, Michael and Patrick. Ron loved attending family gatherings and had a passion for cars and music.
Ron had a unique way of telling a story and stretching the truth. Those who love him will remember him for his outgoing personality and his big hugs.
Ron was an avid NY Mets, Pittsburgh Steelers and NASCAR fan. He enjoyed staying in shape and working out at the gym.
Ron was an employee of Sikorsky Aircraft for over 28 years.
He leaves behind his sons Michael and Patrick Rome of Milford; his parents, Anne and John Rome of Lordship; a sister Lisa Rende and her husband, Tom, of Trumbull and their three children, Jack, Jessica and Sammi; a special friend, Allison DeGennaro of Orange; his former wife of 25 years, Mary Lou Rome of Milford; his uncle, Carmen Salerno and his wife, Mary Ann, of Milford; special aunt, Terry Bruno of Stratford; several cousins and many friends.
Friends are invited to attend the funeral on Friday, August 3, 2012 at 10:00 am DIRECTLY at Our Lady of Peace Church, Stratford with a Mass of Christian Burial officiated by Rev. Richard Murphy. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Trumbull. Friends may call on Thursday from 4 to 8 pm at the Pistey Funeral Home, 2155 Main Street, Stratford.
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