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Ronald Chipperi

IRONWOOD, Mich. — Ronald Chipperi, 82, a lifelong resident of Ironwood, passed away Friday, Dec. 24, 2021.

Ronald was born on Jan. 8, 1939, in Ironwood, a son of John and Esther (Erickson) Chipperi.

He was employed at Netz Glove Factory, Schult Mobile Homes and Ironwood Products.

Ronald is survived by a brother, Robert (Diane), Bessemer; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents; and his siblings, Dorothy, Melvin, Raymond, Lori, Shirley and Dale.

At Ronald’s request, there will be no funeral service.

Interment will take place at the Riverside Cemetery in Ironwood, in the spring.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the staff at the Gogebic Medical Care Facility for the kind and compassionate care given to Ronald over the past year.

To view Ronald’s obituary online and express condolences, visit 

Arrangements are entrusted to Jerald Rocco, owner and manager of Lakeside Memorial Chapel Inc., in Wakefield.

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