Ronald A. Barnabei, a long time Pelham resident, passed away at his home in Fort Lauderdale, FL, on January 7, 2019. He was 68 years old. Ron was the eldest of two children. He was a graduate of West Catholic High School in Philadelphia, PA and a proud graduate of US Military Academy, West Point, NY. Ron served with distinction as an Army Officer in the Armor Branch assigned to Ft Meade, Maryland and Schweinfurt, Germany. Following his military service Ron relocated to New York and worked at Manufacturers Hanover, Kidder Peabody, and later he started his own consulting business. Throughout his years he remained close with his Company F-3 from West Point. Ron loved scuba diving, fishing, Army football and sipping Pina Coladas in the Caribbean.
He is survived by his daughter, Laura Twomey, his son, Ron Barnabei, his three grandsons, Kevin and Darren Twomey and Jacob Barnabei, his son-in law, Christopher Twomey, his daughter-in-law Kimberly Barnabei, his brother, Richard Barnabei, and his former spouse, Elena Barnabei.
Relatives and friends have been invited to Ron’s Life Celebration to be held on Saturday, January 19th at 11:30 am, at Alexander-Levitt Funerals and Cremations, 8135 West McNab Road, Tamarac, FL 33321.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his memory to the American Diabetes Association, http://www.diabetes.org.