STE, MARIE, Ronald Joseph  - Passed away peacefully at home on June 25th, 2019 three weeks into his 88th year.

Ron was married to Moira (O’Connor), for 50 years, who predeceased him in 2011.

Devoted father to Michelle, Darcy (Colleen), Janine (John), Desmond (Danielle), Morgan (Dina), Denise (Paulo) and Larry (Stacey).

Adored Papa to Shannon, Rebecca (Collin), Jonathan, Devin, Elizabeth, Kelly, Aidan, Liam, Juliette, Declan, Gabriel, Isabella, Maximo, Madeleine, Emma, Josephine, Keira, Ava and Burkleigh.

Loved brother to Nora (late Ken), Marlene (Bob), Erwin

(Shirley), Thelma (late Mike), predeceased by Doreen (late Joe), Audrey (late Jack), Len, Bob (Anne), Earl (late Mary). Ron is predeceased by Moira’s siblings Marguerite, George, Morgan, Helen, Terry (late Colleen), Gerri, Maurice (Marilyn) and is survived by Patricia and Denis (Ursula).

Ron will be missed by over 50 nieces and nephews, their spouses and children, as well as countless cousins. Ron was raised in Wingham and Hanover in a large farm family.

He was a devoted member of St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Oshawa and participated in a number of their ministries and he was a long-standing member of the Board of Directors’ for the Oshawa Credit Union.

Special thanks to all of Ron’s caregivers over the last 8 years, but especially Marilou Garcia for her ongoing care, compassion and friendship.

Visitation to be held at Oshawa Funeral Home, on July 2 from 1-4 pm and 6-8 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on July 3 at 10:00 am at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, 1100 Mary St N, Oshawa. Interment to follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Durham Catholic Children’s Foundation or a CHARITY of your choice would be appreciated.