Ronald S. Machos, Jr.

  • Born: June 25, 1961
  • Died: November 4, 2017
  • Location: Manchester, New Hampshire

Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium - Hanover Street

243 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH 03104
Tel. (603) 625-5777

Tribute & Message From The Family

Ronald S. Machos, Jr., 56, of Manchester, died on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at his residence in Manchester. Mr. Machos was born on June 25, 1961, in Manchester, NH the son of Ronald S. and Ruth (Duval) Machos, Sr.
Mr. Machos was raised in Manchester and graduated from West High School in 1979. Ron studied Criminal Justice at St. Anselm's College. He was a Goffstown Police Officer and a Hillsborough County Deputy Sheriff. He was a member of St. Patrick's parish and a lifelong resident of Manchester.
For the past 28 years, Ronald was Vice President of New England Traffic Control Services.
Ronald enjoyed the theatre arts and was a talented singer and actor and directed many musical productions. He enjoyed watching football, hockey and wrestling with his sons. He loved gardening and spending time with family and his only granddaughter.
Members of his family include; his wife of 32 years, RhondaLee (Morse) Machos, and their 3 sons: Ronald, Tristan and Alec Machos, all of Manchester. In addition, Ronald leaves behind one granddaughter, many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends and is survived by his two brothers, Gregory Machos of Lang Township, Maine, David Machos of Goffstown, NH and his sister, Marlene (Machos) Graham of Strafford, NH.
SERVICES: A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, November 18, from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at the Phaneuf Funeral Home, 243 Hanover Street, in Manchester. A memorial service will follow in the funeral home chapel at 12:00 Noon.


Condolence & Memory Journal

My condolences go out to the family !!! I had some great times with you !!! Ron God bless you rest in peace!!!!!

Posted by Tim Roy - Manchester, NH   November 23, 2017

You will be missed so much am so glad I got to know you so much .fun times in the folk group and in godspell that we did together .Ron we miss you so much .

Posted by Cindy Soucy - Manchester, NH - Friend   November 19, 2017

Ron ... you're riding your skateboard on the Great White Way. Watch over us all.

Posted by Michael Demos - New York, NY - Friend   November 18, 2017

Ida and I were so saddened to hear of Ronnie's passing. We just found out today.
This has been such a rough time for your family, and we will keep you in our prayers. We know that God will hold you close in these days and weeks to come.
The good memories of Ronnie will live on.
Our love and the love of God be with you,
John and Ida Andrade

Posted by John and Ida Andrade - Nottingham, NH   November 18, 2017

Im deeply saddened to learn about Rons passing. He always had a smile and a nice thing to say. Godspeed Ron, you will be missed.

Posted by Michael McLane    November 17, 2017


My deepest condolences to the Machos family. May you take to God in this time of need, for he needed another Angel to keep the heavens great. My heart thoughts and prayers are with you all. RIP Ron and God bless you all.

Posted by Linda Ruiz - Manchester, NH   November 17, 2017

Ruthie and family. So sorry to hear of Ron Jr's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Lou & Armand

Posted by Armand Janelle - Manchester, NH - Family Friend   November 17, 2017

Our deepest sympathies to the Machos families for your loss of Ron at such a young age. We have wonderful memories of those long ago days of the kids waterskiing on North River Lake.

Posted by The Goedecke Family - Manchester, NH   November 17, 2017

My deepest sympathy to you Ruthie and all your loving family for the loss of yet another beloved family member this year. Rest assured his father welcomed him with open arms. No words can express the sorrow and emptiness that you feel . Remember you have so many friends and family to support you in this time of need. Only our faith in God and the fond memories that no one can take away will guide you all through this grief journey. It must be traveled one day at a time. May God bless and surround you all with his love and compassion today and until your reunion once again in heaven where no more tears will be shed. Love , your friend always, Jeannette

Posted by Jeannette Daskey - Hampton, NH - Friend   November 16, 2017

My sincere condolences to the Machos family at this most difficult time. I'll always remember playing hide and seek on the island on Stearns circle and your awesome hockey rink. We've caught up over the years with our sons in Baseball and you never changed. Rest in peace and may your memory be eternal. You will be missed

Posted by Ann Lambert - Hooksett, NH   November 15, 2017

We go back a long way Ron; we shared lollipops, played hockey and did just about everything fun. I will never forget in peace.

Posted by Lloyd Clement - Manchester, NH   November 15, 2017

My sympathy to the Machos family. Ron always had a smile and a wave in the neighborhood.

Posted by Brian & Lynn Lambert    November 15, 2017

RhondaLee, Ronnie, Tristan, Alec and the Machos Family,

Our hearts go out to you all. It was a pleasure working with Ron on countless NHDOT projects over the past 30 years and he will be missed. Sue, TJ, and I send our condolences. RIP buddy.

Posted by Jim Lillis - Manchester, NH   November 15, 2017

to all the family and friends of Ronnie , I want to send my heart felt condolences to all , thoughts and prayers are with you. As we say goodbye to one of our classmates. RIP Ronnie.

Posted by Lorraine Saindon-linehan    November 13, 2017


To the Machos family .. my heart goes out to you all. I have fond memories of Ron, the Dolbec family sends their condolences.. I will never forget you Ron .... forever in my heart..

Posted by Lynda Menard (Dolbec) - Fremont, NH - Friend   November 12, 2017

I grew up with Ronnie on Omega St and touched bases again on Facebook.My deepest sympathies to his family. Rest In Peace my friend .

Posted by Maura Baker - Salinas, CA   November 12, 2017

I was very saddened to hear this news. We grew up houses apart and this is shocking. A life cut short can only demonstrate how precious that life was. My condolences to the family, and safe home Ron.

Posted by Kevin Maes - Rumney, NH - Neighbor   November 12, 2017

For 51-years our lives paths always crossed. Our friendship endured despite lapses of time. I admired your strong ties to family, love of those closest and never losing sight of what was most important through it all. My heartfelt sympathies to your wife of 33 years, your three sons and your mom, and siblings. I will always remember, Ronnie. Rest in peace, dear friend.

Posted by Jerome Duval - Hooksett, NH - Friend   November 12, 2017

Tristen and family,
We are so sorry fro your sudden loss. May you find comfort in the many memories of your Dad.
Love you,
Teeny & Joe Czaja xoxoxo

Posted by Teeny Czaja Czaja - MANCHESTER, NH - Family Friend   November 11, 2017

To the Machos family, Sorry for tour great loss. My sympathies.

Posted by Claire Beland, West High - Manchester, NH - Teacher   November 10, 2017

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