PORT ALLEGANY - Ronald L. Falk, 69, of Church Street, passed away Monday (April 28, 2014) in his home after a long illness.
Born June 3, 1944, in Buffalo, N.Y., he was a son of Vernon M. and Mildred Overdorf Falk. On Jan. 30, 2009, in Port Allegany, he married Patricia F. Kontz, who survives.
Ron was employed with Ethan Allen Co., Eldred, as a purchasing agent for 15 years, and also owned and managed Ron's Place of Port Allegany for 27 years, and Munchies Food Shop for 13 years, before his retirement.
Mr. Falk was a lifetime resident of the area and a graduate of the Port Allegany High School, Class of 1962.
He was a founding member of PA CleanWays of McKean County, former member of the Port Allegany School Board, and Port Allegany Chamber of Commerce; and also enjoyed classic cars.
Surviving in addition to his mother, Mildred Richner of Coudersport, and his wife Patricia, are a son, Brian P. (Amy) Falk of Hummelstown; a daughter, Nicole F. (Dave) Stahlman of Port Allegany; a stepson, Christopher R. Kontz of Port Allegany, three stepdaughters, Jessica L. Bundy of Shinglehouse, Corina L. Bundy of Warren and Sandra D. Shaffer of Port Allegany; 13 grandchildren; two brothers, Gary E. (Alice) Falk of Port Allegany, and Robert J. (Brenda) Falk of Eldred; four sisters, Janice A. Williams of Upland, Calif., and Anna S. (David) Fair, Nancy L. (Terry) Hardes and Ellen M. (Chris) Mosher, all of Port Allegany; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Vernon Falk; and stepfather, Richard Richner.
Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday in the Switzer Funeral Home, Port Allegany, where a memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Ronald Emery, pastor of the United Methodist Church of Eldred, officiating.
Memorials can be made to the Port Area Ambulance Service; or the Port Allegany Fire Department.
Condolences can be made at switzerfuneralhome.com.