Ronald Matthew DeVita, age 72 of Lima, died at 5:18 p.m., Thursday, January 22, 2015 at St. Rita’s Medical Center’s Emergency Room. He was born January 9, 1943 in Lima, Ohio; to the late Matthew James DeVita and Dorothy Rose Eilerman DeVita Clement.
Mr. DeVita was an U. S. Marine and retired truck driver with Air Gas.
He is survived by 3 daughters; Melissa Masters of Cincinnati, Shannon DeVita of Dublin, Rebecca DeVita of Lima, 3 granddaughters; Andrea, Alyssa and Zuriel and 3 siblings; MaryAnn, Dianne and Jim.
Graveside services will begin 11:00 a.m., Tuesday at Memorial Park Cemetery. Military rites will be observed by V.F.W. Post 1275.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project.