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Obituary: Ron Lupo, 47, Commack Pitcher

One of the school’s great baseball players died Monday of brain cancer

Ron Lupo, who is remembered as one of Commack’s greatest pitchers, died Monday of brain cancer. He was 47 years old.

Lupo was a pitcher at Commack North High School, where he was named an All-Suffolk baseball player. He graduated in 1984 and went on to become a college All-American at LIU-Post, where he was recently inducted into the Hall of Fame, acording to a report in Newsday.

Lupo died in his Hauppauge home, where he lived with his wife, Michelle, and raised their three children; Nicholas, Deanna and Julia.

After his college baseball career, Lupo became the owner of All State Abstract Corp., a title insurance company.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated Feb. 23 at 9:45 a.m. at St. Thomas More RC Church in Hauppauge. The interment will follow at St. Charles Cemetery in Farmingdale.

Visitation is Feb. 22 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Moloney's Hauppauge Funeral Home.

Jim Manikas February 22, 2013 at 11:40 AM
This is so sad....Ron was a real gentleman.
Louis Altrui March 23, 2013 at 05:51 PM
God bless...he was one heck of a ballplayer and an even better person!

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