Ronald E. Owens

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Ronald E. Owens, Newton Twp., died Tuesday at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. His wife is the former Carol Xylander. The couple celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Aug. 2.

Born in Scranton, the son of the late Edward and Esther Fey Owens, he was a 1955 graduate of West Scranton High School and joined the United States Navy in 1957. He had worked at PGW as an inspector until his retirement. He was an active member of Parker Hill Community Church and its Primetine Bible study group.

Also surviving are a daughter, Becky (Lenny) Fellion; a son, Richard Owens; a sister, Barbara (Edward) O'hara, Scranton; three grandchildren, Craig and Keith Fellion and Justin Owens; two great-grandchildren, Kayden Fellion and Annalese Fellion; an aunt, May Bocklekamp, of Lebanon; nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by a sister, Nancy Owens.

A funeral service will be held Saturday at 6 p.m. from the Jacob Davis Funeral Home, 422 S. Main St., Taylor, by the Rev. Mark Stuenzi of Parker Hill Community Church. Interment will be private for the family.

Visitation will be Saturday from 4 p.m. until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Parker Hill Community Church, 921 Scranton Carbondale Highway, Dickson City, PA 18508, or the donor's favorite charity.

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Published in Scranton Times on Nov. 8, 2018
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