Obituary: Ronald J. Kezelevich

Ronald J. Kezelevich

NAUGATUCK — Mr. Ronald J. Kezelevich, 69, of Naugatuck died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 at Yale New Haven Hospital. He was the husband of Giovanna (Calafiore) Kezelevich.

Mr. Kezelevich was born in Waterbury on July 7, 1943 a son of Joseph Kezelevich, Sr. of Naugatuck and the late Hedwig (Jaceniak) Kezelevich. He retired in 2007 from Northeast Utilities after 35 years of service. He loved being retired and spending time at the beach and was an avid New York Giants and Yankees fan.

Besides his wife and father, Mr. Kezelevich is survived by a daughter, Kathy Stowe and her husband Leroy of Beacon Falls; a son, Ronald R. Kezelevich, and his children, Ronald, Marrissa and Nicole of Naugatuck; stepsons, Marco D’Urso, his wife Kristen and their children Lollia and Gianluca of Goshen and Carmen D’Urso, his wife, Amanda and their daughter, Sophia of Colebrook; a brother, Joseph Kezelevich Jr. of Naugatuck, his beloved dog Sugar, many cousins and good neighbors, his best friend, Lenny and all of his good friends at Northeast Utilities.

The funeral will be held on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. from the Buckmiller Brothers Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck to St. Francis of Assisi Church in Naugatuck for a mass at 9 a.m. Burial will be in St. James Cemetery in Naugatuck. Calling hours will be held on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 from 3 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Smilow Cancer Center Closer to Free Fund, PO Box 7611, New Haven, CT 06519-0611.

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