Ronald Lee Sbragia
September 12, 1943 – March 10, 2017
Ron Sbragia was born in Stockton, California to Harry and Clepha Sbragia. He attended local schools and after graduating from high school, Ron joined the US Marines. He served in the Field Artillery in Vietnam. Upon his honorable discharge, Ron became a San Joaquin County Deputy Sheriff.
In the early seventies, Ron made the decision to move to Lake Tahoe and change careers. He became a bartender and waiter and, in the process, he found his calling and his home.
In 1985, he married Pam, the love of his life. They lived in Tahoe enjoying many years of skiing, sailing, cooking, traveling, camping and just having a good time together and with friends and family. Ron was always the life of the party. He was a proud man who was loved by all who knew him.
After Ron’s retirement from Safeway and Pam’s retirement from Harrah’s, they moved to Gardnerville, Nevada where they resided upon his death.
Ron is preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Clepha Sbragia. Ron is survived by his wife, Pam Sbragia, of Gardnerville, NV; his children, Cynthia Sbragia-Kiraly, of Reno, NV and Joseph Sbragia, of Plymouth, Mass.; stepmother, Lois Sbragia of Stockton, CA, brother Rick (Kathy) Sbragia of Stockton, CA, stepbrother Mike (Stacy) Morgan of Stockton, CA, stepsister, Valerie (Bob) Dumlao, of Stockton, CA; grandchildren, Sarah, Katie, Liz, Andie and Annabelle and numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
There will be no services pursuant to Ron’s request. Memorial donations may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research or a charity of your choice.