OBITUARY: Ronald F. “Ron” Oliveira, 72

Below is an obituary from Nichols Funeral Home:

WILMINGTON, MA — Ronald F. “Ron” Oliveira, age 72, of Wilmington, formerly of Somerville, passed away peacefully on July 11th, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. Ron was born on November 25th, 1947 and was raised in a large family in Somerville.

Ron was an avid sports fan, he especially liked to follow the Boston sports teams. He coached Little League in Burlington and was involved in Wilmington Pop Warner for many years. Ron also served as a volunteer member of the Fire Department of Derry New Hampshire.

Ron worked in logistics for Anika Therapeutics. Ron retired from Anika Therapeutics in 2013.

Ron married the love of his life, Theresa Ventura, and the couple would have celebrated 49 years of marriage in September. Ron and Theresa liked to travel, spending winters at their condo in Hollywood, Florida with friends. He loved spending time with his family and making them laugh around holidays, Thanksgiving being his favorite. Ron was loved and will be missed by family, friends and neighbors.

Ron was the beloved husband of Theresa (Ventura) Oliveira of Wilmington, son of the late Manuel and Thelma (Perry) Oliveira, dear brother of Robert Oliveira of Tewksbury, Denise Chrisemer of Raymond, NH, and the late Carol Brothers, Paul Oliveira, Bette Lou Gaine & Dennis Oliveira. Son-in-law of the late Raymond and Mary (DiCenzo) Ventura. Brother in law of Raymond and Mary Ventura of Washington State. Ron is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews who adored and cherished their “Uncle Ronnie”.

Visiting hours will be held at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave., (Rt 62) on Friday, July 17th, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., immediately followed by a funeral home service at 11:30 a.m. Interment will be held in Wildwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Ron’s name can be made to Winchester Hospital, ? Philanthropy Oncology Center in Ron Oliveira’s Memory, 41 Highland Ave., Winchester, MA 01890 or online at

Ronald F. “Ron” Oliveira
Ronald F. “Ron” Oliveira

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