Ronald L. Gambirasi
Ronald L. Gambirasi, 77, of Finleyville, died Tuesday February 22, 2022 after a lengthy illness.
He was born May 20, 1944 in New Eagle, a son of the late Lewis and Margaret Foster Gambirasi.
Ron worked for 45 years as a Civil Engineer and retired as a Senior Designer of Structures in 2010 from SAI Consulting Engineers. One of the local bridges he worked on was the Joe Montana Bridge in the Mon Valley. He loved sports, playing baseball in high school and had a tryout with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He enjoyed golf, bowling, playing cards and casino trips for slots and blackjack. He coached his daughter’s softball teams for several years and never missed his granddaughter’s soccer games. Ron was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan and Steelers season ticket holder for many years. He attended Super Bowl X in 1976 in Miami where the Steelers defeated the Cowboys. Ron loved traveling, especially to Vegas. He also took his family on a three week vacation to California and back and on a once in a lifetime trip to Hawaii.
Ron will be remembered as a family man, putting his family first. His granddaughter was his pride and joy. He will be greatly missed by his family.
Surviving are two daughters; Sue (Patrick) Riley of Bethel Park and Amy (Gary) Vollmer of Finleyville, brother; Gerald (Edie) Gambirasi of The Colony, Tx and granddaughter Brooke Vollmer.
Deceased in addition to his parents are his wife of 33 years, his high school sweetheart and love of his life, Twyla Craig Gambirasi.
Friends will be received from 4-8pm Sunday in Kegel Funeral Home, Inc. David P. Kegel, Supervisor 3560 Washington Ave, Finleyville where services will be held 11am Monday. Interment will follow in Monongahela Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to the Finleyville Vol. Fire Department 3562 Washington Ave Finleyville, PA 15332.
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