Ronald Pettigano, age 71, of Budd Lake, NJ died Sunday, January 2, 2022 at home in Budd Lake. Ronald was born December 29, 1950 in Passaic, NJ. He is the son of the late Vincent Carl and the late Helen Louise (Ciszeski) Pettigano. He is also preceded in death by his son in law, Jimmy Rollins.
Ron proudly served in the Army Reserves during the Vietnam War. He was employed by Richeheu Hardware, Lincoln Park, NJ in Inside Sales. Ron was the rock of the family, he gave all he had to them, especially his grandchildren. He was an avid fisherman, loved woodworking, enjoyed playing golf and bowling, and was a long-time New York Mets and Giants fan.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Cynthia (Cole) Pettigano , his three daughters, Dawn Marie Schafer and husband John, Dawn Pierson and Heather Pierson, two sons, Kenny Pierson and wife Teresa, Gregory Pierson and wife Linda, a brother, Glen Pettigano and wife Linda, a sister, Gail Koril and husband Doug, 17 Grandchildren, Hannah, Jonah, Selah, Elijah, Brittany, Diamond, Tommy and wife Lauren, Briana, Renee and fiance Roy, Calvin, Christopher and Kyle, Patrick and wife Ashley with baby Aria, Madison, Amelia, Michael, Shaina, Joseph, six nieces and nephews, Michael and wife Meg, Melissa, Gina and husband Joe, Geoffrey and wife Samantha, Stephen and wife Julie, and Timothy; two great nieces, Angelina and Isabella, and four great nephews, James, Samuel, Oliver and Benjamin.
The funeral service will be held at 7:30 pm on Friday, January 7 at Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ.
Cremation is private.
Visitation will be Friday, January 7, 2022 from 4-8 pm at the Funeral Home.
In Lieu of flowers, gifts may be offered to Cynthia Pettigano c/o Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840 in memory of Ron.