Ronnie C. VanAtta

ronnie vanatta

October 14, 1935 ~ September 6, 2023

Born in: Rochester, NY
Resided in: Spencerport, NY

Ronnie C. VanAtta


Spencerport: Ronnie passed on September 6, 2023 at age 87. He is predeceased by his wife Ellen, the love of his life of more than 60 years. Ronnie is survived by his children, Donald VanAtta, Sandra (Louie) Flores, Rhonda (Jack) Drago, Donna Angora; grandchildren, Thomas Thygesen Jr., Thomas Angora, Gina Angora, Krystle VanAtta, Nichole Corke, Lauren Drago; great-grandchildren, Chloe Corke, Olivia Corke.

Ronnie lived his life for his family. He was the head of the Crane Department at Eastman Kodak Company. His passion was spending time on the St. Lawrence River for 30 years and will be deeply missed by all who knew him. Thank you to all the Staff at Unity Hospital and The McCormick Transitional Care Center for their compassionate care in Dad’s last days.

Ronnie’s services will be private. In Lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Wilmot Cancer Institute Development Office 300 E. River Road, P O Box 278996, Rochester, NY 14627. For more info and to sign his online guest book go to “GO BUFFALO”

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Ronnie C. VanAtta 's name.

Wilmot Cancer Center

601 Elmwood Ave Rochester, NY 14624

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  1. Dear Rhonda & Family,
    So sorry on the loss of a beloved Man, and sincerest wishes for Peace, Comfort, & Strength in the coming days…

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