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Ronald M. Anderson


1941 - 2019
Ronald M. Anderson Obituary
Ronald M. Anderson, 77, of Shamokin, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 7, at his residence.

Born Dec. 2, 1941, he was a son of Michael M. Anderson and Mary (Palko) Anderson. Ron was a lifelong resident of the Shamokin area.

He attended St. Mary elementary school and was a graduate of Shamokin High School, Class of 1959. He advanced his education enrolling in McCann School of Business and later graduated from Bloomsburg University.

Ron was married June 29, 1991, in St. Mary Church, Shamokin, to the former Christine Gladek, who survives.

He was employed as an auditor with the Pa. Department of Revenue. He was a member of the former St. Mary Church, Shamokin, now Mother Cabrini Church, the Lithuanian Club, St. Francis Home Association, Knights of Columbus, and was the financial secretary of the First Catholic Slovak Union. He loved fishing and gardening and was an avid Penn State football fan, having had season tickets for more than 30 years.

Ron proudly served in the Air Force, entering active duty Jan. 6, 1964. During his enlistment, he served with the 91 Combat Support Group, SAC. He received an honorable discharge Jan. 5, 1968, from Glasgow AFB, Montana.

He is survived by his wife, Christine; stepdaughter, Virginia Pawelczyk and her husband, Ken, of Shamokin; stepson, Stephen Jacoby and wife, Christine, of Shamokin; four grandchildren, Veronica Yoder, Kenneth Pawelczyk, Cameron Jacoby and Gabriella Jacoby; one sister, Mary Ann (Anderson) Barrett and her husband, T. Robert Barrett, of Frackville; one brother, Michael P. Anderson, of Shamokin; nieces and nephews.

There will be no visitation or hours of calling. Relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, at Mother Cabrini Church for the Mass of Christian Burial. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Coal Township. Leonard J. Lucas Jr., supervisor, Leonard J. Lucas Funeral Home Ltd., 120 S. Market St., Shamokin, is assisting the family with the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made in Ron's memory to Our Lady of Lourdes High School, 2001 Clinton Ave., Coal Township, PA 17866.

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Published in Republican & Herald on Aug. 10, 2019
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