Ronald L. Scovell, 68, of Plains Township and Rodanthe, N.C., passed away Sunday, March 17, 2013, in Outer Banks Hospital, Nags Head, N.C.
He and his wife, Priscilla Calabro Scovell, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on June 24, 2012.
Born in Kingston, he was a son of the late Elmer and Mary Higgs Scovell. He was a graduate of Wyoming Seminary. Ronald was a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard, having served during the Vietnam War. He was of the Protestant faith. Prior to retirement, he was employed for more than 30 years by Procter & Gamble Co., Mehoopany. He was a former coach and vice president of the Plains Teener Baseball League. He was a member of the Cape Hatteras Anglers Club, the American Legion Post 558, Plains Township, and the Coast Guard Association.
Ronald was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are his two sons, Gifford Nolan, Hanover Townshp; Michael Nolan, Torrance, Calif.; daughter, Marissa Nolan Post, Philadelphia; eight grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; three brothers, Paul Scovell, Delmar, Del.; John Scovell, Nahant, Mass.; Allan Scovell, Hazleton; sister, Ruthe Ann Swisher, Milton, Fla.; several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. in the Baloga Funeral Home Inc, 1201 Main St., Pittston (Port Griffith), with the Rev. Carol Folk, pastor of Loyalville United Methodist Church, Lake Township, officiating. Interment will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Lake Township. Relatives and friends may pay their respects Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the
, 712 S. Keyser Ave., Taylor, PA 18517. For directions or to leave an online condolence, please visit www.balogafuneralhome.com.
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