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Robert Daniel “Bobby” Ronco

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Robert Daniel “Bobby” Ronco

Birth
Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, USA
Death
2 Mar 2014 (aged 62–63)
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
Burial
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend. Specifically: Ashes scattered by family in Miami, Florida Add to Map
Memorial ID
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Musician, songwriter, singer, drummer and animal rights advocate.

Robert (Bobby) Daniel Ronco was born in 1951 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, the son of Mary Emma (Clark) and Louis G. Ronco. Preceded in death by his partner, Lauren Sylvester; and father, Louis G. Ronco. Survived by his mother, Mary Emma (Clark) Ronco; sisters, Gina Marie (Ronco) Cochrane Zeitlin and Barbara Ann (Ronco) Widstrand; daughter, Marie (Ronco) Leahy; granddaughters, McKenna Leahy, Morgan Leahy and Macy Leahy; and various aunts, uncles and cousins.

Recipient of Florida's Civil Recognition Award.

Bobby started his music career as a drummer (perhaps the "biggest Beatle fan") and played in numerous groups including a Dion tour. A good friend of Little Richard, Bobby started his rock & roll group, The Force, in 1967, worked in 1972 with Delta Spud and the Hogaroos, and later with Freestone, The Flamin' Groovies, The New Society Bank and The Rockerfellas.
Musician, songwriter, singer, drummer and animal rights advocate.

Robert (Bobby) Daniel Ronco was born in 1951 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, the son of Mary Emma (Clark) and Louis G. Ronco. Preceded in death by his partner, Lauren Sylvester; and father, Louis G. Ronco. Survived by his mother, Mary Emma (Clark) Ronco; sisters, Gina Marie (Ronco) Cochrane Zeitlin and Barbara Ann (Ronco) Widstrand; daughter, Marie (Ronco) Leahy; granddaughters, McKenna Leahy, Morgan Leahy and Macy Leahy; and various aunts, uncles and cousins.

Recipient of Florida's Civil Recognition Award.

Bobby started his music career as a drummer (perhaps the "biggest Beatle fan") and played in numerous groups including a Dion tour. A good friend of Little Richard, Bobby started his rock & roll group, The Force, in 1967, worked in 1972 with Delta Spud and the Hogaroos, and later with Freestone, The Flamin' Groovies, The New Society Bank and The Rockerfellas.


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