Ronald E. Locarno
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“Vita, prayers coming your way. I didn't know Ron that well but all you girls (being friends with my sister) sure played a big fun part in my youth. ...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: michael Muzzarelli - rockford, IL

“Dear vita, so sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers and hold a special place in our hearts. If there is anything we can do please don't...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Mike Gresty - Machesney Park, IL

“Vita my heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. Ron was such a nice man. My thoughts and prayers are with you. May he Rest In Peace! Take care! ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Judy Serio - Las Vegas, NV

Ron and Hazel, first birthday “Dear Locarno Family,We are so happy we had the opportunity to know Ron. Watching him with Hazel was very special. We wished we lived closer because...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Ron and Sherry Wacker - Oakland, CA

“Ron and I were classmates at St. Thomas High School (1957 - 1961). We shared many good times during those years. I remember Ron as being friendly...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Richard Arbisi - Caledonia, IL

“Dearest Vita,I am so sad to hear about Ron. We all go back along way and you and Ron have been loyal friends. Tommy, Jenny and your families I send...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Betty Ann Manalli - Aurora, IL

“I went through grade school with Ron and he was our postman at the Courthouse for years. There was not a day that went by where we did not laugh. I...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Anna Marie Arbisi - Caledonia, IL

“Locarno Family, Our deepest sympathy to you for the loss of your loved one Ron. All our prayers and thoughts are with your family during this sad and...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Julie and Jerry Sr. Sagona - IL


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Ronald was born on January 25, 1942 and passed away on Monday, January 8, 2018.

Ronald was a resident of Rockford, Illinois at the time of passing.

Ron was in the United States Army from 1964 to 1966 and served in Vietnam.

Funeral mass will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 15, 2018 at Holy Family Catholic Church. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., with rosary recited at 6:00 p.m., on Sunday, January 14 at Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory, Mulford Chapel, 1860 S. Mulford Road. Visitation will continue on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. at the church. Burial in Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to UW Madison Carbone Cancer Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin 53792.

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