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Jay – Ronald A. Marchetti, 77, a resident of Ludden Drive, Jay, died Friday evening, September 23rd at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born September 19, 1934 in Chisholm, the son of Luigi and Ida (Gonnella) Marchetti. He was a 1953 graduate of Jay High School. On December 31, 1971 in Wilton, he married Jo Frances Willi. She passed away November 29, 1997. He served in the U.S. Army from 1955 to 1957. Ron worked at St. Mary’s Hospital in Lewiston, Maine Yankee and International Paper at the Otis and Androscoggin Mills in Jay, retiring in 1997 after 44 years of dedicated service. He was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Farmington, Sons of Italy, International Paper Quarter Century, and the local softball and bowling leagues. He was also an avid Yankees fan. Ron enjoyed spending time with his family and friends having cookouts and gatherings, but he especially loved his grandchildren and going to their school and sporting activities. Ron was a devoted father, grandfather, brother and friend, he was always willing to lend a hand to anyone and will be deeply missed by those that knew and loved him. He is survived by his son, Carlton Marchetti and his wife Christina of Winthrop; his daughters, Amy Wilkins and her husband Kevin of Livermore; Rhonda D’Andrea and her husband Jon of Livermore Falls; and Jodi McCafferty and her husband Norman of Buckfield; 10 grandchildren, Joshua & William Estabrook, Jr., Austin & Shannon Schmidt, Zachary & Cody White, Kyle Wilkins, Serafina Marchetti and Kyle & Kasey McCafferty; 1 great-grandchild, Madisen Estabrook; his sister, Carole Holt of Jay, and special friends, Juanita Higgins and Randy Schmidt. He was predeceased by his brothers, Louis, Joseph “Pip”, John and Ralph Marchetti and his sisters, Sandrina Roy, Rina Gallant and Laura Moreau. Messages of condolence may be sent to: www.finleyfuneralhome.com
Marchetti – Died Friday, September 23, 2011 in Jay, Maine. Ronald A. Marchetti, 77 of Jay, Maine. Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, September 27th at FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church Street, Livermore Falls, Maine. Visiting hours 2-4 & 6-8 P.M. on Monday at the funeral home. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, 445 Park Street, Livermore Falls, Maine. If desired contributions may be made to: Androscoggin Home Health and Hospice, 15 Strawberry Avenue, Lewiston, Maine 04240.