Ronald W. Spagnola, 63, of Ashley, formerly of White Haven, passed away on Thursday at the Celtic HealthCare Inpatient Unit, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre. Surrounded by his family, Ron walked backed into the loving embrace of his mother and father.
He was born in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 11, 1949. He was the son of the late Anthony L. and Audrey Hawkins Spagnola.
Ron owned and operated R & K Snacks, White Haven, until his retirement.
He was a member of the Nebo Baptist Church, Nanticoke.
Ron loved to spend time with his family, most especially his granddaughter. He really enjoyed his time with his dogs, Pooh Bear and Tinker Bell. He also enjoyed woodworking, carpentry and hunting.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, the former Karen McAlarney Spagnola, at home; daughter, Tara Gallagher, White Haven; granddaughter, Megan, White Haven; mother, Elizabeth Spagnola, Mountain Top; sisters, Roslyn Glynn, Antoinette Riscavage and Elizabeth Murphy, all of Mountain Top; numerous nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews and cousins.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the George A. Strish Inc. Funeral Home, 105 N. Main St., Ashley, with his pastor, the Rev. Timothy Hall, officiating. Family and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Ron's memory to the
or to the
George A Strish Inc Funeral Home
105 N Main St
Ashley, PA 18706
Published in Times Leader on July 14, 2013