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Ronald M. Champany

1936 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Ronald M. Champany Obituary
Ronald M. Champany May 26, 1936 - February 24, 2014 POMFRET CENTER - Ronald M. Champany, 77, of Pomfret Center, went home peacefully to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, February 24, 2014 with his family by his side. He married the love of his life, Beverly (Becotte) Champany, on April 8, 1961. Ronald was born in Randolph, VT on May 26, 1936, son of the late Merton and Irene (Beaudoin) Champany. He graduated from Windham High School in 1955 and served for eight years in the U.S. army reserves. He owned and operated Champany and Son Inc. Builders for many years. He was a communicant of Most Holy Trinity Church in Pomfret. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, hiking and nature photography. Ronald was also an adventure traveler. He was a dedicated husband, father and grandfather who spent countless hours doing volunteer work within his community. Besides his wife Beverly, he is survived by his children, Cynthia Lussier and husband Robert of Darlington, SC, Christine Durst of Woodstock, Rex Champany of Crawfordville, FL, Shawn Champany of Pomfret, Ben Champany of Pomfret, Jason Champany of Pomfret; brothers and sisters, Richard Champany of TN, Sydney Champany of Northfield, VT, Jeanne Michaud of NH, Sonda Stepchuk of MI, Valerie Beauchene of Canterbury, Jacqueline Cholewa of OR, Linda Champany of RI and Janice Pollock of Canterbury; grandchildren, Samantha, Zachary, Laura, Cormac, Caleb, John, Madeline, Liam and Lexie and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother James Champany and daughter-in-law Laurie Champany. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, March 10, 2014 at 10:30 A.M. at Most Holy Trinity Church in Pomfret. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Calling hours will be held in Tillinghast Funeral Home, 433 Main Street, Danielson on Sunday, March 9, 2014 from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers donations in Ronald's memory may be made to The Pomfret Ambulance, P.O. Box 306, Pomfret Center, CT 06259 or Windham County 4-H Foundation, 326 Taft Pond Road, Pomfret, CT 06258. To leave an online condolence please visit tillinghastfh.com
Published in Norwich Bulletin on Feb. 27, 2014
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