Ronald H. Somers
1939 - 2021
BORN
1939
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Jay A. Hoffer Funeral Home
2245 Mt Pleasant Road
Norvelt, PA
Ronald Henry Somers, 82, of Greensburg, passed away Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital with his loving wife by his side. He was born Nov. 11, 1939, in Cleveland, Ohio, son of the late Henry and Jessie (Fullerton) Somers. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Paul Somers and Henry Somers; and a son-in-law, Phillip Ohl. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Anna Mary (Mondock) Somers; three children, Cindy (Phillip) Ohl, of Sarver, Ronald (Kimberly) Somers, of Winter Park, Fla. and Scott (Stacy) Somers, of New Stanton; and seven grandchildren, Abigail, Slade, Shelby, Jessica, Frank, Jake and William. He is also survived by a sister-in-law, Debbie (Henry) Somers; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Paul and Betty Sue Mondock; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Ron was district manager for Kelly & Cohen for more than 20 years and continued his career in appliance sales, retiring from Sears in 2001. After retirement, Ron continued to enjoy working among friends transporting vehicles for ADESA New Stanton until 2019. Ron was a member of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Trauger. He took great pride in volunteering and serving others. As an outstanding member of the Mt. Pleasant Township Lions Club since 1979, Ron served as past president and supported many committees and activities, including White Cane collection, broom sales to support the Westmoreland County Blind Association, the fair stand at the Westmoreland County Fair, the local annual youth talent show, the Diabetes Research Project board, and recently, he received the Carl Shoemaker Fellowship Medal for his service to the Pennsylvania Lions Beacon Lodge Camp to help blind and special needs children and adults. Ron was a member of Greensburg Lodge No. 225 of the Free and Accepted Masons. He was also a member and past master (1984) of Polaris Lodge No. 375 Free and Accepted Masons, McKeesport. Ron enjoyed playing golf and was a member of the Norvelt Golf Club for over 60 years. He also loved Polka music. As a musician, he played in several Polka bands and enjoyed attending local Polka dances. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, at the JAY A. HOFFER FUNERAL HOME, 2245 Mt. Pleasant Road, Norvelt. A Lions Funeral Service will be held Friday at 6 p.m. Greensburg Masonic Lodge 225 will hold their service at 6:30 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Ron's funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, in the JAY A. HOFFER FUNERAL HOME with the Rev. David L. Greer officiating. Interment will follow at Hillview Cemetery, Greensburg. Masks are encouraged. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Mt. Pleasant Township Lions Club, Box 156, Norvelt, PA 15674, or the St. Paul Lutheran Church, 108 Dutch Hill Road, Latrobe, PA 15650.www.HofferFuneralHome.com.
Published by Tribune Review from Nov. 24 to Nov. 25, 2021.
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2245 Mt Pleasant Road, Norvelt, PA
Nov
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2245 Mt Pleasant Road, Norvelt, PA
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2245 Mt Pleasant Road, Norvelt, PA
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2245 Mt Pleasant Road, Norvelt, PA
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27
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2245 Mt Pleasant Road, Norvelt, PA
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Ron was a Pleasant Unity Grade School classmate for eight years and a great friend and neighbor. So impressed with all his community outreach projects. Wow! Also, gratitude for his help in the serving on the PUGS reunion planning committees with others from the mighty Class of 1953 Peace and love to him and to his family
Ann Pollins Thompson
School
November 25, 2021
John & Chenel Trevellini
November 25, 2021
We are so sorry for your loss and wish love and healing to all family of Ron. He was a great man and we are better people having known him. May he rest in peace.
John & Chenel Trevellini
Family
November 25, 2021
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