portrait picture for Ronald F. Verdi

Wake:The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11:00 A. M. until 12:00 Noon, Thursday.

Services: Will take place in Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, 12:00 Noon, Thursday. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery.

Ronald F. Verdi


February 5, 1938 ~ April 18, 2012

Research Chemist

Ronald F. Verdi, 74, of Fredericksburg, Virginia, formerly of Norwalk, died at home, April 18th, 2012. He was the husband of Hilda Robinson Verdi.

Born in Norwalk, February 5, 1938, the son of the late Chester and Emma Davis Verdi, he was a Norwalk resident most of his life. Prior to retirement in 2007, Mr. Verdi had been a research chemist with Con Air Corporation, of Stamford. He continued as a consultant to the company for a couple of years; then he fully retired to Virginia in 2009. An avid reader, Mr. Verdi also enjoyed fishing and especially gardening.

Survivors in addition to his wife include one son; Adam Verdi, of Alexandria, Virginia, a sister; Joanne Verdi LaBatt, of Tallahassee, Florida, two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Services will take place in Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, 12:00 Noon, Thursday. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11:00 A. M. until 12:00 Noon, Thursday.

Memorial contributions are requested to the American Heart Association, 5 Brookside Dr., Wallingford, CT 06892, or Mary Washington Hospice, 5012 Southpoint Pkwy, Fredericksburg, VA, 22407 [e-mail – hospiceinfo@mwhc.com]

  1. Dear Hilda, Rick and I are so sorry for your loss. If we can help you in any way, please just give us a call. We are sure your many fond and happy memories of Ron will help you to get through this sad time along with the love of your family. With love to you and your family. Glory and Rick

    April 24, 2012
    Glory DeFelice -
  • dear hilda & family, so sorry to hear of Ron’s passing..we have been thinking of u both & you’ve been in our thoughts & prayers after hearing a few weeks ago that ron was not doing well, I think of you two often & miss seeing you both as we dont come to ct or travel anywhere anymore.It was a good move for you to have been with your son & his family in recent hard times of Ron’s health & especially now,, love & prayers to you & yours diane ivan alweil & benie alweil

    April 24, 2012
    diane ivan alweil -
  • Hilda & Adam & Family,

    I am so very sorry to hear the news of Ron’s passing. Our love thoughts & prayers are with you. I hope in time you can focus on all the wonderful memories that you have to cherish. And I know for a fact how much Ron loved you & how proud he was of you all. Ron was a wonderful man & I had the pleasure of sharing a special working friendship with him. I have many special, fond memories of how he brightened up my work day through our years at Zotos. Ron’s contributions of hair products to the Hair Industry were many & products that we are all proud of. Ron will be missed by many. Our deepest condolences.
    Sending a big hug & much love,
    Julia K. (Sarno) Cade & Jack Cade

    April 26, 2012
    Julia K. Cade -
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