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“PatI am so sorry to hear about Ron's passing. Tom Carotenuto sent me the obituary. Ron had called and we chatted about a month or so back. It is a...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Gary Roche - Palm City, FL

“Sincere condolences to the family. Worked with Ron at WPD in the 1970s and remember him fondly. Always a smile; a nice guy with a great sense of...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“To Patsy and family. I'm sorry for your loss of a husband and father. I worked with Ron for a number of years while at Delaware Trust. I could count...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Tom Carotenuto - Newark, DE

“Our deepest sympathy to the entire Simione family. We will miss Ron's conversations and stories Wednesday and Thursday nights at the garage. May God...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Phil Storm

“Patsy,I'm sorry for your loss. Bless you and your family.Brian Haws ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Brian Haws - Ocean View, DE

“Deepest sympathies to the entire Simione family on Ron's passsing. May he rest in peace.Franny Green, Lewes,De ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Francis Green - Lewes, DE

“Pat and family, so sorry To hear of Ron's passing.I worked with him on WPD in the seventies. Good cop and always nice to be around. Serious at times...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Richard Brown - Lewes, DE

“Pat and Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. God Bless you all, as you deal with your grief process. I will be keeping you all in my prayers. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Sally Mellett - Wilmington, DE

“RIP Ron..... ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Ed Pankowski - Wilmington, DE

“Pat and Family...so sorry for the passing of your Beloved Ron....I was a young Deputy Attorney General Prosecutor in the 70's and met Ron with the...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: ed pankowski - wilmington, FL

“Mark and Michelle, I am so sorry for your loss. I am praying for your family as you work through the grief of losing such a wonderful person. God...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Linda Hardy - Houston, DE

“Steve: I am very sorry for your loss. Your dad sounds like he was a wonderful role model and public servant. Prayers to you, your mom, brother, and...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Melanie Belcher - Hilton Head, SC

“May the sweet memories ease the pain in your hearts. I will pray for your peace and comfort during this difficult time. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Scott Feely - Oakdale, PA


Ronald J. Simione, age 75, of Fairfax and a native resident of Wilmington, died Monday October 16, 2017 at Wilmington Hospital surrounded by family and friends.

Ron was a Wilmington City police officer for 20 years, earning the Wilmington Kiwanis Club's Policeman of the Year award in 1983, retiring in 1984. He then worked as manager of the credit card fraud department at Delaware Trust Bank until the bank's closure. He then became security manager for St. Francis Hospital for five years. He retired as security manager from Ninewest/Jones of NY in 2005 to pursue his "career" in golf. Ron was a member of the following: the Wilmington FOP, the Wilmington Association of Retired Police, Elks Lodge 307, and Brandywine Country Club.

Ron graduated in 1960 from H. Fletcher Brown Vocational High School where he studied Radio and TV. In 1968, Ron married Stephanie "Pat" Pfeil, his wife of 49 years.

Ron is survived by his wife Pat, his two sons Mark (Michelle) and Steve (Lauren), his sister Carla Duncan, his granddaughters Rachel, Allison, and Jenna. He is also survived by his mother-in-law Stephanie Pfeil, his sister-in-law Teddie Smith (Pfeil) and her husband Bill, four nieces and one nephew, and several great nieces/nephew. He is predeceased by his parents Ottavio and Esther Simione (Donoghue) and his niece Micki Smith.

The family would like to thank the nursing/care staff of Wilmington Hospital ER and ICU for their exceptional care and helpfulness during this difficult time.

A visitation will be held at Chandler Funeral Home, 2506 Concord Pike Wilmington, DE 19803 from 6 to 8 pm Friday October 20, 2017. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 10:30 AM at St. Mary Magdalen Church, 7 Sharpley Rd. Wilmington, DE 19803. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Ron's memory can be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 185 Salem-Church Rd, Newark, DE 19713.