Ronald C. Amatore

ronald amatore

October 15, 1938 ~ March 20, 2023

Born in: Rochester, NY
Resided in: Greece, NY

Passed away peacefully on March 20, 2023 surrounded by family.
Survived by his beloved Michelle Arieno, children Lisa (Dale)  Soptelean , Salvatore (Billie) Amatore, grandchildren Chase Soptelean, Austin (Kelci) Soptelean , Tyler Amatore , Cole (Kate) Soptelean, Nicole Amatore ; great grandchildren Piper & Polly Soptelean; step sons Paul (Jenn  ), Eric ( Steph) Stephen (Lisa). Grandchildren Andrew, Thomas, Emma, Natalie; sister Virginia, cousin Diane  & other family and friends.

Ronald was devoted to his family.   He was known and loved for his humor.  He always made you laugh, even at the end.

There will be no calling hours per Ronald’s request.   There will be a private gathering for family and close friends at graveside with military honors on June 24th at 11:00 am at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.  For more information and to sign his online guestbook, visit


Cemetery: June 24, 2023 11:00 am

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
2461 Dewey Avenue
Rochester, NY 14612

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Memories Timeline


  1. Ron was a wonderful friend, who loved his Michelle, his children and many grandchildren. He will be greatly missed.❤️

  2. Uncle Ronnie was the best Uncle ever, I couldn’t have asked for a better God Father!
    Uncle Ronnie was my Mother’s brother, I was blessed to have Uncle Ron in my life.
    He will be missed & never forgotten. I Love You Uncle Ronnie & my you Rest In Peace!

  3. We always got along together but recently we’ve been closer than all those years growing up. I miss talking to u everyday and I miss u making me laugh. I love u cousin RonA and I’ll miss u forever ❤️❤️❤️❤️

  4. I will forever miss my porch sitting,tomato watching.buddy. Will miss our get togethers on Sundays with all the laughs. Rest in peace Ron. Grow those tomatoes as big as you can in heaven and keep those squirrels away from mine!

  5. Gonna miss you Unc. Will miss our Facebook chats. Thank for always saying “Hey Kid love talking to ya.

  6. Rest In Peace Ronnie,

    Thanks for being such a good friend to my dad. Now I wonder what kind of shenanigans you two are up too in heaven!

  7. The first time I meet your father he told me I had the map of Italy on my face. It still makes me laugh almost 50 years later. God Bless your Dad xoxo

  8. I will be forever grateful having met Ron & Michelle back in December 2001 when we became neighbors. They were like second parents to us. Ron was always making us laugh. He will be missed very much. Sending my love to Michelle & family.

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