1942 – 2018
N. Grosvenordale – Ronald P. Chrzanowski, 75, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, August 13, 2018 in Day Kimball Hospital. He was the loving husband of Anne (Fielding) Chrzanowski. Born in New Bedford, MA, he was the son of the late Matthew and Genevieve (Ponichtera) Chrzanowski.
Ron worked for over 30 years in the railroad industry mostly for the Providence & Worcester Railroad. After being transferred from the railroad, he became the President of Capital Properties in Providence, RI.
He was an active parishioner at St. Joseph’s Church in N. Grosvenordale and was a member of the VFW Auxiliary Post 10088 where he was named Citizen of the Year. He was also a 1st degree Knight with the Knights of Columbus Auburn Council #13637. Ron was a true “gentleman farmer” enjoying growing vegetables and keeping his lawn manicured. Relaxing in Aruba with his wife and reading was his yearly “reset.”
In addition to his wife, Ron is survived by a daughter, Jennifer A. Hurley and her husband John of Sandwich, MA; his three sons, Jeffery J. Chrzanowski and his wife Brenda of Bridgewater, MA, Jason A. Chrzanowski and his wife Nicola of N. Grosvenordale, and John A. Chrzanowski and his wife Meredith of Marlborough, MA; his twelve “dears” (exchange student daughters;) a brother, Thomas Chrzanowski and his wife Therese of N. Grosvenordale; a nephew, Scott Chrzanowski and his wife Cynthia of Thompson; and eight grandchildren, Katherine, Anna, John, Maria, Thomas, Matthew, Annabelle, Olivia; and a great niece Emma; and his brother in law Stephen Fielding of Rochester, NY. He was predeceased by a sister in law Susan Lee.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Ronald’s family from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 21, 2018, in the Valade Funeral Home and Crematory, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 a.m. in St. Joseph Church, 18 Main St., N. Grosvenordale, CT. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph’s Food Pantry, 18 Main St., N. Grosvenordale, CT. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.