Sunday, August 26, 2018

Ronnie Lodge of the Rockets Passes

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Ronald (Ronnie) Lodge of Ronnie and the Rockets fame. He passed after a long illness on August 23, 2018. Our condolences to his family, friends and fans.

His obituary.
LODGE, Ronald Arthur 
After a lengthy illness, Ronnie passed away at the Clarion Nursing, Stoney Creek, on Thursday, August 23, 2018 in his 56th year. Predeceased by his parents Betty and Bud Lodge and brother Bruce. Beloved husband of Pamela Trpcic. Loved father of Alisha Lodge (Jim), Michelle Hewson (Jeff), Jesse Trpcic (Deann), and Michael Trpcic (Maggie). Cherished grandfather of James, Carson, Evan, and Brennan. Dear brother of Joan Mills and sisters-in-law Janice Lodge and Linda Rosehart (George). Ronnie will also be lovingly remembered by his nieces and nephews; Katie, Jamie, Jeremy, Tina,  Bobby, Christa (J.D.) and Aaron (Tara). Ronnie was the founding member of Ronnie and The Rockets. Friends will be received at the Donald V. Brown Funeral Home, 36 Lake Avenue Drive, Stoney Creek, on Sunday from 11:30 a.m. until the Funeral Service in the Funeral Home Chapel at 1:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Online condolences and notes of sympathy may be left at
There was an outpouring of support on social media. Here are a few samples. We may add more later.

Pam Caskie-Trpcic (Ronnie's wife)
It is with a heavy heart I announce the passing of my beloved Ronnie Lodge early this morning. My heart will always be will you baby, you will always be with me. Gone too soon.
Felicia McMinn 
 You made my ears and soul so very happy.
Kimberly Lahaie
So terribly sad to hear we lost another good friend and a very talented musician :( Ronnie Lodge please rest easy ! God has gained another beautiful angel, thank you for all the years ! You will be greatly missed by all ! Fly high.

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1 comment:

  1. This is a Great Tribute to a Great Friend Ronnie Lodge.