Ronald Vallecorsa

Ronald Vallecorsa, 62, of Industry, passed away Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009, in his home, following a ourageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

Born Jan. 12, 1947, in Rochester, he was a son of Charles and Nancy (Kaletta) Vallecorsa of Brighton Township.

Mr. Vallecorsa retired as a shift manager from First Energy (formerly Duquesne Light) with 34 years of service. He was Catholic by faith and was a U.S. Navy veteran of six years, having served in the Vietnam War aboard the nuclear submarine USS Snook. Ron was an extreme Steelers fan and Corvette aficionado. He was a member of the Aliquippa VFW and was a former part time realtor associate for Dishler, Zarnich and Henry Realtors in Monaca, PA.

Surviving, in addition to his parents, are his fiancee, Mary Anne Hardy, Aliquippa; a brother, Charles Vallecorsa Jr., Brighton Township; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Linda and Thomas Yankello, and Cindy Vallecorsa, all of Brighton Township, and Pamela and John Phillips, Cranberry Township; nieces and nephews, Thomas Yankello, Mark and Nina Yankello, and Nicholas and Alexis Phillips; a great niece, Ashley Yankello, and loving members of the Hardy and Ross families, and special friends, Bob and Linda Doughty, Potter Township.

Friends will be received today from 6 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the TATALOVICH FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, INC., CENTER TOWNSHIP, 3475 Brodhead Road, Monaca, where a blessing service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m.

Interment will follow at 12 p.m. in Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery, where the Beaver County Special Unit will conduct military honors.

Memorial contributions may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Inc., 2141 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 7000, El Segundo, CA 90245.