Ronald P. Smith, 76, of Wallingford, passed away on May 9, 2019. Born in New Haven on April 27, 1943, he was a son of the late Thomas and Muriel (Vaquaro) Smith. Ronald is survived by his daughters; Jennifer Nelson of Wallingford, Carrie Bartomeli and her husband Chris of Seymour, and Lauren Ucol and her husband Elvin of San Diego, CA, and his grandchildren; Nicole and Jeremy Moore and Isabella Nelson. Ronald grew up in New Haven and lived for over 50 years in Wallingford. He was a retired machinist/tool & die maker. He later was employed at the New Haven Coliseum for years, working concessions for many events. One of his favorite pastimes was playing golf. Friends may visit with his family at Beecher & Bennett Funeral Home, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden on Tuesday, May 14th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. prior to his Prayer Service, which will begin at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be private.

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  1. Ron you were a good man who loved his children, grand children, and friends. May you Rest In Peace! You will be missed . My deepest condolences Jenn. Carolyn

  2. Very sorry for your loss. Fond memories of him picking up the kids at John Carver’s. Mike and Alice Gould

  3. Please accept my family’s sincere condolences on the loss of your dear loved one Mr. Smith. May you find comfort in fond memories of him, and hope in God’s assured promise to shortly awaken those asleep in death to perfect health and conditions under his new earthly government.

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