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Ronald Anthony Parrino

February 17, 1948 ~ March 26, 2020 (age 72)

Obituary

Ronald Anthony Parrino received his wings on March 26, 2020. He was born February 17, 1948 in Pontiac, Michigan to Anthony Parrino and Esther Baker.  He was the first child of four children.  He died in his home in Ralston, Wyoming.  He passed away from a long battle with Lou Gehrig’s Disease and Diabetes with loving care of his wife, Pauline Wambeke.  Ron attended school in Rochester Elementary School, Michigan,  and graduated from Kingston High School, Michigan in 1966.  He was proud to be a member of the football team as quarterback in high school.  He graduated from college at Michigan State University.  He lived in Idaho 6 years teaching Business and as the volleyball coach. He, also, taught Business on Mackinaw Island, Michigan.  He went back to college at Eastern Montana College, Billings, Montana, in Special Education.  He moved to Ralston, Wyoming in 1991 to teach Special Education in Byron, Wyoming.  He met his lifelong companion Pauline Wambeke while teaching there.  They were together 30 years and married June 2018.  He proudly took care of his 1 ½ acre home and yard. He enjoyed gardening, barbecuing, fishing, read westerns, liked all sports, liked the Rockefeller biography, Lewis & Clark travels, Wyoming history,  was a bird watcher, was a professional poker player, enjoyed traveling, and was a very talented special education teacher. A very special thanks to his family and Pauline’s family for keeping in touch.  He is survived by his sister, Pam Bradley of Micco, Florida, and brother, Gary Parrino and his son, Victor of Marlene, Michigan.

The family has requested that Condolences be sent to them online at www.thompsonfuneral.net. Or to P.O. Box 807, Powell WY 82435

 

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Services

Graveside Service
Saturday
April 4, 2020

11:00 AM
Deaver Cemetery

Deaver , Wyoming

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