Ronald Ray Zemper, 73, of Southbury, Ct, passed away at Griffin Hospital on January 2, 2021 after a valiant battle with Parkinson's disease.
Ron was born in Milford Ct and graduated from Jonathan Law High School, in Milford where he served as president of his senior class, played varsity football and received a scholar athlete award from the National Football Foundation, New Haven chapter. He then went on to pursue a degree in mechanical engineering at Lafayette College in Pennsylvania where he was a member of the Theta Delti Khi fraternity. He later pursued a Masters of Science degree at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York. Ron also served in the Army National Guard from 1970 to 1976.
He began his career working in nuclear energy before becoming a business broker and owner of Venture Group Business Brokers.
Ron is survived by his wife Carol of 51 years, two children; David Zemper of Southbury, Susan and her husband Harold Bouton of Oxford, and his five grandchildren; Evan and Andrew Zemper, Alexander, Victoria and Nicholas Bouton, He is also survived by three brothers Bruce Zemper, Shane Murray and Randy Murray.
Ron is pre-deceased by his mother Laura Scott Murray, father Carl Edward Zemper and cherished in-laws Frank and Ruth Cileno.
Ron loved spending time with his beloved grandchildren, family and friends. He also enjoyed football, skiing, home renovations, and traveling.
Ron's family would like to thank the entire medical and support staff at Griffin Hospital for the extraordinary care made to ensure his comfort during his stay.
Ron also loved his pets and animals. Memorial contributions can be made to Danbury Animal Welfare Society (DAWS), www.daws.org.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, January 6th from 11:00am-12:30pm, with prayer service and eulogies at 12:00pm held at Munson Lovetere Funeral Home, 235 Main St. North, Southbury. Burial with military honors will follow services at 1:00pm at Pine Hill Cemetery, Southbury.
To leave an online condolence please visit www.munsonloveterefuneralhome.com.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Ronald R. Zemper, please visit our floral store.