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Ronald W. Zerby

1932 - 2020
Ronald W. Zerby Obituary

Ronald W. Zerby, 88, of Ashland, lost his fight for life Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, and entered into eternal peace surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Ashland, Sept. 18, 1932, he was a son of the late William and Helen (Evans) Zerby.

He served in the Army from 1953-55 during the Korean Conflict. He was of the Lutheran Faith and was a member of the American Legion Post 434 and the Good Fellowship Club.

Ron found enjoyment in fishing and hunting, and he loved to watch the Minnesota Vikings. Prior to retirement, he was employed at Mack Trucking Company, Allentown.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Sally S. Zaharick, in 2018, and a grandson, Richard Zaharick.

He is survived by his wife, Eileen M. (Boylan) Zerby; a son, William R. Zerby, Ashland; a daughter, Lisa A., wife of Donald Metzinger, Ashland; son-in-law, Greg Zaharick; six grandchildren, George Zaharick, John Zaharick, Jessica Fanelli, Jason Zerby, Rachael Metzinger and Sarah Metzinger; six great-grandchildren; one brother, Wayne Zerby, Ashland; three sisters, Shirley Hain, Pottstown, Janet White, Frackville, and Kay Fertig, Doctors Inlet, Fla.

Services will be held with military honors at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions can be made in Ron's name to the American Kidney Foundation at kidneyfund.org. Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home, Ashland, is in charge of arrangements. Charles Heizenroth III, Supervisor. www. kullfuneral.com

Published in Republican & Herald from Sept. 20 to Sept. 22, 2020
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