Ronald DeBlis
Ronald DeBlis
Ronald DeBlis
Ronald DeBlis
Ronald DeBlis
Ronald DeBlis

Memorial Mass

10:00 am
Friday, September 29, 2023
St. Rose of Lima Church, Short Hills
50 Short Hills Avenue
Short Hills, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Ronald T. DeBlis

Ronald T.  DeBlis Sr., 99 of Short Hills passed away on September 24, 2023, at St. Barnabas Hospital, Livingston.


A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Rose of Lima Church, 50 Short Hills Avenue,  Short Hills on Friday, September 29th at 10:00 AM.  


Ron was born in Millburn, New Jersey and was a lifelong resident of Short Hills, New Jersey. Ron served in the Army as a Staff Sergent during WWII.  He attended Seton Hall University on the GI Bill. Ron worked as a Senior Account Manager for Dun & Bradstreet in Millburn from 1945 – 1987. He also was a wine broker from 1987 – 2011. Ron was a member of St. Rose of Lima Church in Short Hills, Rock Spring Country Club in West Orange, and Tiro A Segno in New York City.


Ron is survived by his son Damian C. DeBlis, son Ronald T. DeBlis Jr. and his wife Liza Smiles DeBlis; daughter-in-law Susan Lewis DeBlis, his sister, Mary Trincanello, and six grandchildren: Andrew (wife Jenny), Peterson, Alexandra (husband Dan), Christian, Thomas (fiancé McKenzie) and William, plus two great-granddaughters, Devyn and Lola. He was predeceased by his wife Lillian Backus DeBlis, his son Carl A. DeBlis, and 10 siblings.    


In lieu of flowers, donations to Millburn-Short Hills First Aid Squad, 188 Glen Avenue, Millburn, NJ 07041 or American Legion Guy Bosworth Post 140,

200 Main Street, Millburn, NJ 07041 would be appreciated.


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