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Ronald William Blake

May 29, 1945 ~ March 18, 2022 (age 76)



 Ronald William Blake, 76, of Winsted, CT passed away Friday, March 18th, at Saint Mary Hospital, after a long illness.  He was the husband of Carl Cocchiola.

Ronald was born in Niantic, CT on May 29, 1945, a son of the late Evelyn (Blake)  and John  McMilleon.  He served in the U.S. Navy in the Vietnam War  and was a graduate of Housatonic Regional School and UCONN.  He was retired as an  RN at Southbury Training School
He loved to travel,  play cards and bingo, and work in his garden and friends at Torrington Senior Center.
In addition to his husband Carl,  he leaves a daughter Brenda Hoadley and husband Darrin, of Torrington, a son Darren McMilleon and wife Patti of Denver NC., grandchildren Brittany Goddard and partner Axel Padilla-Santiago  Alex Wilcox and partner Madisen Clapps, Luna-Rose, Daniella, and Dakota Hoadley,  and great granddaughter Raevyn Wilcox.  He also leaves his sisters, Karen Hovey, Laurie Churchill, Patty Duran and Donna Wanklin,  dog Maggie and cats Lucy and Ethel,  as well as several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by a daughter Jennifer McMilleon, grandson John Murphy,  and brother John McMilleon.
Ronald William Blake

Funeral Services are Wednesday March 23 at 11 AM at Saint Paul's Lutheran Church 837 Charles St, Torrington.  Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery.  Friends may call Tuesday from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Phalen Funeral Home

.  The family thanks St. Mary's Hospital ICU  and CCU staff for the exceptional care given to Ron.

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March 22, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Phalen Funeral Home
285 Migeon Avenue
Torrington, CT 06790

Funeral Service
March 23, 2022

11:00 AM
Saint Paul's Lutheran Church
837 Charles St
Torrington, CT 06790

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