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December 24, 2012

Ronald J. Marino

The Daily Star

---- — Ronald J. Marino

ONEONTA — Ronald J. Marino Sr., 80, of Oneonta, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, with his beloved wife and loving daughter by his side.

Ron was born on Sep. 21, 1932, in Oneonta, the son of the late Frank and Jennie (Rosetta) Marino.

He married Elizabeth Oblinski on Dec. 7, 1957, at St. Mary’s Church in Oneonta.

Ron worked as a groundskeeper at SUNY Oneonta until his retirement in 1987.

He was a member of St. Mary’s Church.

Ron is survived by his wife of 55 years, Elizabeth Marino of Oneonta; his children, Joseph Marino and Linda Beebe of Norwich, Ct., Bernadette Evans and Ted Smith of Oneonta, Ronald Marino Jr. of Jefferson; and seven brothers and sisters-in-law.

He will be greatly missed by his grandchildren, Tyler Evans and Leah Okner of San Diego, Calif., Sgt. Brendan Evans and his wife, Alyssa Evans, and great-granddaughter, Brooklyn Grace Evans, of Okinawa, Japan, Lindsay Marino of New York City, Landon Marino of Waterford, Ct., and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents and seven brothers and sisters.

Ron’s wishes were that there are no calling hours or services.

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Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta.