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Ronald E. Kolodzi

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SHREWSBURY Ronald E. Kolodzi, 71, died Sunday, March 17, 2013. He was the husband of the late Diane R. (Young) Kolodzi. A funeral service will begin at 3 p.m. Monday, March 25, 2013 from J.J. Hartenstein Mortuary, Inc., 24 N. Second St., New Freedom, with Pastor Jeffrey A. Slemp, Jr., officiating. Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Monday at the mortuary with Full Military Honors by York County Veterans Honor Guard. Burial will be private. He was born April 18, 1941, in Baltimore City, Md., a son of the late Edward J. and Catherine L. (Barczak) Kolodzi. Ronald graduated from Dundalk High School in Maryland and received a Bachelors Degree in Business from the University of Baltimore. He attended both Shrewsbury Assembly of God, and Grace Fellowship Church, Shrewsbury. He worked his way from the mailroom to management in the banking industry in Baltimore, Md. He was a longtime hospital administrator at both GBMC, Towson, Md, and Carlisle Hospital Medical Center in Carlisle. After his retirement, Ron continued part time as an office manager and a bank teller. He was a U.S. Army Reserves Veteran, member of New Freedom V.F.W. Post 7012 and Stewart American Legion Post 455 in Stewartstown, and a member of Shrewsbury Fire Police. He was an ASA Umpire for over 30 years in various counties throughout PA, and was a PIAA Umpire for the last five years in York. Ron was an avid Orioles and Raven Fan, enjoyed softball, boating, fishing, crabbing and camping with friends and family. He also loved model trains, and being an active Dad and Pop-Pop. Ronald is survived by four children, Jeffrey Kolodzi and his wife, Karen of Carlisle, Cumberland County, Beth Wiand and her husband, Sam of Marysville, Perry County, Joy Kolodzi Boyles and her husband, Jeffrey of New Freedom, and Christopher Kolodzi of Spring Grove. He is also survived by five grandchildren, Aaron and Airman 1st Class Gabriel Goldsborough, Megan Kolodzi, Joshua and Jonas Boyles; and a brother, Lawrence Kolodzi and his wife, Delores of Tarpon Springs, Fla. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a .
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Mar. 22, 2013
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