Ronald Matranga

Ronald Matranga

Tuesday, July 1st, 1952 Saturday, November 23rd, 2019

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Obituary for Ronald George Matranga

Ronald George Matranga, 67, of Stoughton, MA passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Boston Medical Center, after battling a long illness. He passed away peacefully with his loved ones by his side.

He was born on July 1, 1952 in Boston, MA and grew up in South Boston. Ronald was the son of the late George Matranga and the late, Bertha (Horton) Kelly.

Ronald was a Welder at Southeast Railing & Iron Works in Canton, MA for many years.

Ronald served in the United States Navy, enlisting when he was 17 years old.

He enjoyed playing the guitar, riding his scooter and motorcycles. Ronald loved listening to music and enjoyed spending time with his family. He was a quiet man, who always kept to himself, but always had a smile on his face and knew how to make others laugh.

He was predeceased by his brother Richard Kelly and grandson Paul Connolly.
Ronald is survived by his long time girlfriend of 30 years, Carol Agresta, of Stoughton, MA; his daughter, Melissa Matranga, of Reading, MA; his son, Ronald G. Matranga, Jr., of Bedford, MA; his daughter, Catherine Fennelly and her husband Jason Fennelly, of Quincy, MA; his step-daughter, Gina Carey, of Newport, NC; his sister, Lori Ann Forrence and her husband James Forrence, Sr.; his sister, Janeen Hastie and her husband Daniel Hastie; his aunt, Patricia Lamonica; the mother of his children and good friend, Antoinette (Meuse) Marshall; and many loving grandchildren, nephews and extended family. He was a loving, father, grandfather, brother and friend to everyone.

SERVICES: A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, December 7th at 11:00 am at Woodlawn Cemetery, 101 Kinsley Street, Nashua, New Hampshire. Friends and family are invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Ronald’s memory to: American Stroke Association, 300 5th Avenue, Suite 6, Waltham, MA 02451.

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  • Service

    Saturday, December 7th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Woodlawn Cemetery
    101 Kinsley Street
    Nashua, New Hampshire
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    Saturday, December 7th, 2019
    Fr. Michael Kerper
  • Interment

    Saturday, December 7th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Woodlawn Cemetery
    101 Kinsley Street
    Nashua, NH
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, December 7th, 2019

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Jean DeCoste

I have seen how much Ronald was loved by his family. He was very fortunate to have you all. Such caring people. My thoughts are with you. Sincerely, Jean DeCoste.
Comment | Posted at 11:26am via Condolence

Jarrid Forrence

We love you uncle, “fair winds and following seas, we’ll see you when we see you “. ❤️
Comment | Posted at 07:52pm via Condolence

John Murphy

Great memories of Ron ! I EAS’d in March ‘72 and had a cab drop me at Ted’s , in uniform , with my Sea Bag . I believe Ronnie was one of the first of the old neighborhood I ran into . He was always quiet , kind and had a great countenance .
“Fair winds and following seas ! Until we meet again brother ! “
Jack Murphy OFD
Comment | Posted at 07:14pm via Condolence

Sherry Cefalo

I always could make Ronnie laugh when I called him, my favorite brother in law. We had lots of laughs with him and will always have found memories of him. I know he is in a better place with no suffering and pain. Rest in peace (my favorite brother in law) Love Sherry & Phil
Comment | Posted at 07:12pm via Condolence

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