Ronald Roth

Ronald Roth

February 26, 1935 - May 09, 2011

Ronald Roth

February 26, 1935 - May 09, 2011


Ron moved to California in 1953 to attend UCLA where he obtained a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering. He met his wife, Eileen in Santa Monica, CA in 1959. They married the following year. They have 5 children and 5 grandchildren. Ron enjoyed camping, watching the Anaheim Ducks hockey games, watching a good NFL game, reading, weekend trips to San Diego, his dream Alaska cruise, a good glass of wine, reminiscing about the old days, and just spending time at home with his wife, children, and grandchildren.

Ron is survived by his wife, of 51 years Eileen; sister Jeanne, son, Dan and his wife Marni, daughter Jennifer and her husband, Steve, daughter, Diane, son Tom and his wife, Michele, daughter Jean, and five grandchildren Tyler, Paige, Marissa, Kevin, and Matthew.

A memorial service celebrating his life is being held on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at 9:00 AM at Saint Nicholas Catholic Church: 24252 El Toro Rd., Laguna Hills, CA 92637.

In lieu of flowers, his family requests donations be sent to Mission Hospital Foundation in Loving Memory of Ronald Roth designated for Cardiac Care: 27700 Medical Center Road Mission Viejo, CA 92691.

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24 responses to Ronald Roth

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  1. Greg Gehris says:

    Roth Family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of loss.
    In celebration of Uncle Ron’s life I would like to share how much we enjoyed his sincere interest in our family and the joy of his laughter. I loved his laugh!

    “You don’t stop laughing because you grow old. You grow old because you stop laughing.”
    Michael Pritchard

    Greg, Susan, Brooke, Kelly Connor and Ryan Gehris

  2. My condolences to you all, my thoughts are with you this beautiful Saturday 5-21-11 in celebrating Ron’s life. God bless, Kathleen

  3. Dear Aunt Eileen and family,
    We were saddened to hear of Uncle Ron’s passing. Our hearts and prayers are with you. We hope that memories of happy times with Uncle Ron comfort you.
    Love, Alisan, Mike, Anna and Julia Patten

  4. Diane Roth says:

    Ron was my Dad. It was so reassuring knowing he was in my life, and so unsettling to accept he no longer is. So many things to say, impossible to say enough. Cherished hearing Dad’s stories, the details on his latest book, the article he read in the paper that day that really got to him, his thoughts on any subject, his “air conducting” while listening to the Boston Pops on July 4th, his love of music, his appreciation of museams and history and science, his love of deep red wines with lots of tannins, his love of pie, his ability to build things instead of buy them such as our totally cool childhood desks, his being there to answer all our tech questions and car questions, his love of the challenge of fixing things, most recently of a record player he got from Mary and Joe Jagiello, in hopes of playing all his old Big Band records, his love of nature taught to us through gardening and camping, with our camping trips being my favorite memories of all. I am reminded of Dad so many times a day, and think of things I’d want to talk to him about all the time, and it is so painful to think about the foreverness of not being able to anymore. Until we meet again in heaven. I love you Dad, I miss you so much. Love, Diane

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