Ronald J. Spinello, 89

Oct 12, 2021

Ronald J. Spinello, 89, of Onset died October 8, 2021, at home while surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Armelia (Savini) Spinello. They were married for 44 years.  

He was the son of the late Gabriele and Olga (Martini) Spinello. He was born in the Hyde Park section of Boston and lived in Stoughton, Billerica, Malden and Beverly Hills, FL, before moving to Onset. He graduated from Hyde Park High School in 1949.  

He served as an Airman on Air Blimps in the U.S. Naval Reserves for 3 years.

Mr. Spinello owned and operated Goldcraft Charms in the Jewelers Building in Boston for many years. 

He enjoyed trips to Las Vegas, Sunday Football, the Patriots, the Red Sox and his dogs, Nico and Riccio. 

Survivors include his wife, Armelia (Savini) Spinello; his children, Ronald J. Spinello, Jr. of Homosassa, FL, John J. Spinello of Pepperell and Lisa Mary Spinello of Lakeland, FL; his stepchildren, Loryanne Ellis of Onset and David E. Ellis of Georgetown; 11 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild and 1 on the way. He also leaves multiple cousins, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his stepdaughter, Dawn M. Ellis and his brothers, Carmen, Richard, John and Gene Spinello. 

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. 

Donations in his memory may be made to Southcoast Hospice, 200 Mill Rd., Fairhaven, MA 02719.

Arrangements are by Chapman Funerals & Cremations – Wareham, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham. To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, visit: