Ronald Joseph “Ronnie” Cavicchia 92, of Bellaire, Ohio died Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at his home.
He was born October 14, 1921 in Bellaire, Ohio a son of the late Dominic and Elizabeth Rosetti Cavicchia.
Ronnie was retired from the Operating Engineers Local #132 Wheeling, WV, a member of St. John Catholic Church, Sons of Italy Lodge #754, the I.A.C. and American Legion Post # 52 all of Bellaire, Ohio. He was a US Army Air Corp Veteran of World War II serving in the Pacific Theater and served in the CCC prior to joining the Army Air Corp.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved daughter, Rita Elizabeth Cavicchia on January 26, 1974; five brothers, Argent, John, Raymond, Quinto, and Croge “Doc” Cavicchia and two sisters, Jeanette Batzdorfer and Flora Varcalle.
Surviving is his wife of 65 years, Norma Nacci Cavicchia and a son, Ricci Deanna Cavicchia of Westerville, Ohio, also two grandchildren, Keith Cavicchia of Cincinnati, Ohio and Rita Cavicchia of Westerville, Ohio and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, Ohio on Friday from 2-4p.m. & 6-8p.m. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 10a.m. at the St. John Catholic Church in Bellaire, Ohio with Fr Daniel Heusel, the Celebrant.
Interment follows in Mt Calvary Cemetery Bellaire, Ohio.
Sons of Italy services will be held on Friday at 7p.m. followed by the Vigil service at 7:45p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. John Catholic Church, 315 37th Street, Bellaire, Ohio 43906.
Condolences may be offered to the family at altmeyer.com