Ronald W. Sload

Ronald W. Sload

Ronald W. Sload, 74, of Wilmington, DE, died February 1, 2013 at home surrounded by his family.

Ron was born in Coatesville, PA to Amelia Sload and the late George Sload. He attended Claymont High School. Ron worked for Pepsi Cola for 42 years retiring in 2001.

He treasured spending his summers at his favorite place, White Crystal Beach. Ron loved boating and being out on the water. He enjoyed spending time with his friends know as, the Four Rons, and their weekly Dunkin Donut trips.

Ron was also predeceased by his grandson, Daniel Buckley. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Janet Sload; his daughter, Donna Buckley, his mother, Amelia Sload; his sister, Lorraine Sload; 2 granddaughters, Jill Thogersen and her husband Josh and Leeanne Buckley; his niece, Tara Hough and 4 great grandchildren, Emma, Joshua Jr., Ella and Lucas.

Relatives and friends are invited to a Gathering on Thursday, February 7, from 1-3 pm at the MCCRERY & HARRA FUNERAL HOMES, 3924 Concord Pike, Wilmington. Burial will be private

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Ron's name to Compassionate Care Hospice 702B Kirkwood Highway, Wilm., DE 19805.

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Published in The News Journal from Feb. 4 to Feb. 5, 2013