Ronald Buttacavoli, age 70, of Cambridge and formerly of East Bethel died November 29, 2018 at The GracePointe Crossing Gables. Funeral services will be held at 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, December 4th at Strike Life Tributes in Cambridge. A visitation will be held Tuesday from 5:00 P.M. until the service starts at 7:00 P.M. Inurnment will be in Christ the King Catholic Cemetery on Thursday with Military Honors provided by the Cambridge American Legion.
Ronald Richard Buttacavoli was born September 22, 1948 in Rome, New York to Rosolino ‘Ross’ and Lola (Marmol) Buttacavoli. He and family then moved and settled in Anaheim, California, later graduating from Savanna High School in 1966. Ron then served his country in the US Air Force during Vietnam. After the service he and Merilee then moved to Minnesota and raised four children. He worked as an appliance repair technician and was often a valuable resource for advice for many others in the same field. Ron was always there for helping and being a friend to many in his community. He was caring, giving, intelligent, non-judgmental and easy to talk with. He enjoyed socializing, playing cards, and most of all being with his family, especially his grandkids and great grandkids.
Ron is survived by four children, Amber Buttacavoli (Jaimon), Anthony ‘Tony’ (Laurie) Buttacavoli, Aaron Buttacavoli (Jess), and Adam Buttacavoli (Marilisa); one sister, Marybeth Wright; one brother, Robert Buttacavoli; 14 grandchildren, Jacquelin, Madelin, Arianna, Jason, Nathaniel, Savanna, Emilia, Olivia, Austin, Allison, Jace, Zachary, Austin, and Tanner; 4 great-grandchildren, Malakiah, Isabella, Elena, Malik; and by many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and by one sister, Debra Buttacavoli, and one brother, Ross Buttacavoli.