Ronald Gerald Traverse, Sr, 70, of Stratford, husband of the late Darlene Traverse, died March 16, at Bridgeport Hospital. Born in Bridgeport, he was the son of Joseph and Florence Baker Traverse.
His devoted children, Ronald G. Traverse, Jr, and his wife Marion, of Newtown, Scott J. Traverse, and his wife Cori, of Stratford, and Pamela A. Mandolfo, and her husband Angelo, of Milford; his sister Barbara Traverse; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews survive Mr Traverse. His daughter, Denise Frimpter, and brothers, Thomas and Russell Traverse, predeceased him.
Mr Traverse retired from Mobil Chemical in Stratford after 40 years of service. He was a member of Miamoque Yacht Club in Bridgeport, the FDIC Club in Stratford, and the Moose Club in Stratford. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, reading the newspaper, and old movies.
Friends are invited to attend funeral services Thursday March 21, at 11 am, in the Dennis & D'Arcy-Abriola & Kelemen Funeral Home, 2611 Main Street, Stratford, with Deacon Raymond Chervenak officiating. Burial will be private. Visiting hours will be held Thursday morning from 9 to 11, prior to services.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to the Autism Research Foundation, 72 East Concord Street, Boston MA 02118.
Online condolences may be made at www.dennisanddarcy.com.