SAMUEL JAMES RONIS age 26, beloved son of Peter and Nanette (nee Norton); loving brother of Benjamin; devoted grandson of J. Brad and the late Virginia Norton, Betty-Ann and the late Norman Ronis; cherished nephew of J. Christopher and Kathy Norton, Douglas and Vickie Norton, Iain and Brenda Ronis; dearest cousin of Emily Ronis, Nicole Roeder, and Angela Horton.
Sam was born on December 23, 1990 in San Diego, CA and passed away on December 23, 2016. He graduated from West Geauga High School in 2009. Following graduation, Sam was a victim of a violent crime in 2009 and suffered a traumatic brain injury. He has overcome many obstacles along the way. Sam attended Lakeland College for welding and worked for IMS Manufacturing as a welder, which he loved to do. He also loved to fish, skateboard, snow ski, and draw. Sam will be remembered by family and friends for having a big heart, a genuine smile and a great laugh. Sam will be greatly missed.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Sam’s memory to Brain Trauma Foundation (www.BrainTrauma.org) 1999 S. Bascom Ave., Campbell, CA 95008. ALL SERVICES PRIVATE. Cremation by DeJohn Crematory. Arrangements by THE DeJOHN FUNERAL HOME & CELEBRATIONS CENTER OF CHESTERLAND.
Charity Name: BRAIN TRAUMA FOUNDATION INC
Charity EIN: 133764444