She leaves behind a husband, Robert; son, Jason; two sisters, Marion and Lee; her mother, Sophie; a multitude of relatives and friends, and was pre-deceased by her father, Frank.
Although she won the lottery for seventy million dollars, she died penniless.
A town was built by her family in which now dwell those who had lost their own homes to foreclosure. A state of the art conservatory and library were built in the town and are dedicated to the preservation of the arts. The town is now known as Clearview.
Ronnie and her family were also sponsors of the St. Jude Hospital and a new wing was built by the family.
Because of her involvement in community and church organizations, Ronnie has touched the lives of many people with her compassion and understanding. She is known as, "Dear Abby," to those who have been in need of a listening ear. Because of her involvement in the Reading Buddies Afterschool Program, Ronnie has given children a boost to their reading abilites as well as providing them with a mentor.
As a Special Olympics volunteer, she enabled children who were challenged to enjoy competition and have a sense of accomplishment.
Most of all, she leaves behind a lot of "happy tracks" imprinted in the hearts
of the lives she touched and she gave those who came in contact with her the awareness of the spirit of God.
By her request, there will be no calling hours; just a Mass of Christian burial,
followed by a celebration of her life in the Church Hall.
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