ALDEN — Ronald P. Baron, 71, of Alden, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Upland.
He was born in Nanticoke and was the son of Theodosia Kitlinski Baron and the late Theodore Baron. Ronald was a graduate of Nanticoke High School, class of 1960, and a member of St. Faustina Parish.
He was also a U.S. Army veteran during the Vietnam conflict.
Ronald was a proud member of the Glen Lyon American Legion Post 539; Fraternal Order of Eagles, Nanticoke, Nest 834; 3rd degree Knight of Columbus and a member of the Italian Club, Glen Lyon.
After being discharged from the service, Ronald began working for the Xerox Corp. as a service tech.
He was preceded in death by his father, Theodore Baron, in 2009.
He is presently survived by his mother, the former Theodosia Kitlinski; wife, the former Carol J. Gajda Baron; sons, Jeffrey Baron and his wife, Carol, Ashton; Richard, Dallas, Texas; Gregory Baron and his wife, Sandra, Brookhaven; daughter, Casandra Zegarski, and her husband, David, Covington Township; brothers, Eugene Baron and his wife, Jane, Mountain Top; Norman Baron his wife, Karen, Mountain Top; sisters, Mary Ann Kearney and her husband, Mark, Lebanon; grandchildren, Sean, Jacob, Samantha and Zachary Baron; Nathan Zegarski; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial Mass will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Faustina Parish Church, primary site, with the Rev. James Nash and Decon Peter Smith officiating. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Nanticoke. Friends are invited to join the family for calling hours 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Faustina Parish Church, Holy Trinity Church.
Arrangements by the Grontkowski Funeral Home P.C., Nanticoke.
In lieu of flowers, donations are to be made to St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen, Wilkes-Barre.