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Obituary for Ronald Joseph Lively "Ron"

Lively, Ronald Joseph “Ron”

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved Ronald on May 9, 2023 at 67 years of age. He leaves behind the love of his life Maria (nee Constantin), who he stole the heart of back when he moved to Ontario from his birth place Sydney, Nova Scotia, they had just become teenagers, and eventually married and have been happily married for 47 years. Cherished and treasured father of Christina (Nelson) Cordeiro, Steven, Amanda (Mark) Pimentel and Nicholas. Loving and adored Papa of Abigail, Isabel, Mila, Ethan, and Mateo. Dear brother of Rob (Cynthia) Lively, Fred (Charmaine) Lively, Raymond Lively, Ruby Lively and brother-in-law of Johnny Constantin, Lina Ranieri, George Constantin, and Steve (Jaynne) Constantin. He is now reunited with his parents John and Genevieve Lively and his brother Wayne Lively. Dear son-in-law of Margarita and the late Tudorache Constantin. Ron will be sadly missed by his entire family from all over Canada, many friends, and his Steel Car Family.

Special thank you to the staff at the Hamilton General Hospital, Cardiac Care Unit, 4th floor for their care and compassion.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

Visitation Sunday, May 14, 2023 from 2-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at P.X. Dermody Funeral Home (1919 King St. E. Hamilton, ON) with Parish prayers at 3 p.m. On Monday, May 15, 2023 family and friends can join the family at St. Eugene Church (232 Queenston Rd, Hamilton, ON) for a 10 a.m.

Funeral Mass (live stream available at to watch Funeral Mass, click on Mr. Lively’s link and it will be under the Mass information). Procession to Eastlawn Cemetery to follow.