Ronald B. Jewett (1935 - 2014)

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ORANGE CITY, Fla. - Ronald B. Jewett, 78, of Orange City, formerly of Franklinville, N.Y., passed away May 14, 2014, at a local care center.

Ronald was born Oct. 8, 1935, to the late Merle Jewett and Thelma Clement Jewett in Franklinville. He was a 1954 graduate of Ten Broeck Academy, where he was an outstanding high school athlete.

Mr. Jewett proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force, retiring after 20 years of service. Following his military service, Mr. Jewett retired as an assistant superintendent with the State of Florida Department of Corrections after 24 years. He enjoyed camping, golfing and fishing.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife of 53 1/2 years, Jacqueline; his son Ronald B. (Sherie) Jewett Jr.; a daughter, Renee B. (Gene) Slone; a brother, Paul (Kay) Jewett; a sister, Marcia Case; and four grandchildren, Kayla and Mercedes Slone, and Taylor and Joshua Jewett.

The family will celebrate his life at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 31, 2014, at The Journey at First Baptist Church of Orange City, 975 E. Graves Ave.. There will be a time of fellowship after the service. Friends are invited to share memories with the family.

Condolences may be made at
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Babbitt & Easton Funeral Home
7 N Main St
Franklinville, NY 14737
(716) 676-3242
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Published in The Olean Times Herald on May 24, 2014