Ronald Anthony Grizzaffi Sr.

Ronald Anthony Grizzaffi Sr.

Ronald Anthony Grizzaffi Sr., a resident of Morgan City, passed away Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. He was 73. He was a man that never met a stranger and could always put a smile on anyone’s face. Ronald lived for his family and friends. He sat on his front porch every day waving to every individual whether they were walking or driving by. He was one of a kind who was loved dearly and lived life to the fullest.
Ronald was born Nov. 5, 1939, in Morgan City. He was the son of Frank Sr. and Alice (Randall) Grizzaffi.
Ronald loved listening to the KQKI Trading Post every morning. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus 1373. He enjoyed racing his boats and was a member of the American Power Boat Association.
He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife of 50 years, Earline T. Grizzaffi; and his three children, Ronald Grizzaffi Jr., Gina Clements and husband, Mark, and Dean Grizzaffi and wife, Michele. He had nine grandchildren, Zachary Grizzaffi and fiancé, Brittany, Bryce and Mia Grizzaffi, Dex Clements, Devin Clements and wife, Erica, Alexandra Clements, and Joshua, Peyton, and Gabrielle Grizzaffi. He had three great-grandchildren, Jayce Grizzaffi, and Jax and Ava Clements.
He is also survived by three brothers and a sister, Abbie Grizzaffi and wife, Yvonne, Leo Grizzaffi and wife, Tina, Frank Grizzaffi Jr. and wife, Janice, and Belva G. Myers and husband, J.D. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Ronald was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Grizzaffi Sr. and Alice; sister and brother-in-law, Alice G. and Jerry Vial; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Abel and Marie A. Tourera; and stepdaughter, Belinda Marie Rogers.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at Sacred Heart Church. Visitation for family will be from 8 to 9 a.m. Public services will resume from 9 a.m. until Mass time at 11 a.m. Entombment will follow Mass in Morgan City Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Dex Clements, Zachary Grizzaffi, Devin Clements, Joshua Grizzaffi, and godchildren Randy Jett and Jamie Paul Wiggins. Honorary pallbearers will be Bryce Grizzaffi and Peyton Grizzaffi.

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