Ronald F. Paganelli, 77, of Wapato died Tuesday at Yakima Regional Medical and Cardiac Center. Mr. Paganelli was born in Yakima. He was an orchardist in the Lower Valley all of his life.

Survivors include his wife, Jessie Paganelli of Wapato; three sons, Bryan Paganelli of Maple Valley, Steve Paganelli of Desert Aire and Christopher Paganelli of Yakima; a sister, Kathy Wimberly of Santa Clarita, Calif.; seven grandchildren and a great-grandson.

Mass of Christian burial will be at 2 p.m. Monday at St. Paul Cathedral, Yakima. Private interment will be in Terrace Heights Memorial Park. Arrangements are by Keith and Keith Funeral Home, Yakima.