Ronald Joseph Migliavacca, Sr.
August 27, 1942-January 20, 2016
Ronald Joseph Migliavacca, Sr., age 73, of Delaware City, DE, passed away peacefully at home while surrounded by his loved ones, on Wednesday, January 20, 2016.
A native Delawarean, Ronald was born in Wilmington on August 27, 1942, and was a son of the late Joseph and “Betty” Elizabeth (Davis) Migliavacca. He proudly served his country as a member of the Army National Guard. A talented painter by trade, Ronald worked for Mannis Painting Co. for 15 years.
Active in the volunteer fire service community, he was a lifetime member of the Delaware City Fire Company. Ronald was an avid NASCAR fan, enjoyed bowling and racing micro midget cars at the Blackbird Raceway. He was happiest in the company of his family and looked forward to spending time with each of them.
In addition to his parents, Ronald was preceded in death by his sister, Barbara Greenwell. He is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Nancy A. (Neel) Migliavacca; children, Ronnie Joe Migliavacca (Carol) of Sykesville, MD, Brian Migliavacca (Sandy) of Port Penn, DE, Brett Neel (Jessica) of Delaware City, DE and Kara Barbee (Doug) of Smyrna, DE; sister, Connie Hill of Delaware City, DE; grandchildren, Crystal, Amanda, Alexis, Haley, Kayla, Nicholas, Braiden and Addison; great grandchildren, Dominic, Christopher, Nicholas, Ryland and Cody; and many nephews and nieces.
A memorial service will be held at 11 am on Saturday Morning, January 30, 2016, at the Delaware City Fire Hall, 815 5th Street, Delaware City, DE, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 9 am until 11 am. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Delaware City Fire Company, P.O. Box 251, Delaware City, DE 19706.