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Ronald G. Peters

  • On October 11, 2018
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Ronald G. Peters, 84, of McCandless, PA passed away peacefully in his sleep at the residence of his son Ronald A. Peters on October 7, 2018. Ron was born on September 20, 1934 to the late George and late Mary (Richie) Peters of Bloomfield, PA. 

He married the love of his life Elizabeth A. Lesko on May 15, 1953  in Cumberland,  Maryland. He played Center for the Bloomfield Rams in the 1950’s. He enjoyed jazz, Sinatra, reading, and watching Jeopardy. Mostly, he was a family man who constantly provided love and support to his loved ones.

Preceded in death by his wife Betty, brothers George and Steven Peters, and sister Sandra Smith. 

He is survived by his four children Ronald A. ( and Tomi) Peters of Chicora, PA; Steven Peters; Roberta Peters of Coral Springs, FL; and Judy Elrick, of Shaler, PA. He is also survived by his six grandchildren Heather Corrigan, Nicole (and Matt) McGettigan, Jesse and Taylor Elrick, Riley and Darla Peters. Five great-grandchildren also survived: Mackenzie (and Dan) Tenorio, Lyndsey and Bryan Corrigan, Declan and Finn McGettigan. A memorial will be held at 10:00AM on October 19 at Dutilh United Methodist Church, 1270 Dutilh Road, Cranberry Township, PA 16066. Arrangements entrusted to Joseph M. Somma Funeral Home, Robinson Township.

Memorial donations in memory of Ron may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association (https://www.alz.org/).

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9 Comments

Roberta Peters
  • Oct 11 2018
Dad, It's difficult knowing you are no longer here, but I know you are now where you wanted to be and that was to be with the love of your life! There aren't enough words to tell you how much I love you and how grateful I am for everything you have done for me! I love dad and I will always have you in my heart. In the words of Frank Sinatra, "You Did It Your Way!
Linda Gally Hoolahan
  • Oct 11 2018
Roberta, Judy and Nicki, I’m sorry I can’t be there for support, just know I thought the world of your Dad/Grandpa. I always enjoyed our conversations he was just so easy to talk to. He’s at peace and with your mom/grandmother with a big smile on his face. ??
Valerie Brescia
  • Oct 11 2018
Uncle Ron was a great man. Our families had a lot of great times together. Oh by the way can't forget Uncle Steve. The whole family is back together again. God bless them all. Love and miss you guys .
Linda Snyder
  • Oct 11 2018
Judy Jesse and Taylor. I am so sorry for your loss.. You are in my prayers.. Just know he is at peace with his love.
Wayne Peters
  • Oct 11 2018
To Ron, Steve, Roberta, and Judy. Rhonda and I are sorry for your loss as words are never enough. Remember as your dad and mine said, 'you can build anything with a square' which I am in possession of. Sorry we will not be able to make it to the service but our prayers are with you. God bless.
Kathy Sullivan
  • Oct 11 2018
The world has lost a great guy. My sincerest sympathies go out to Ron's family and friends.
Judith L Elrick
  • Oct 11 2018
"My Hero and My Strength" Dad you where the most amazing man i knew. You taught me so much in life and what to do with it. We both beat breast cancer just a year apart. You where always there for all of us. I'm still numb and can't believe you are truly gone. I know you are with mom and can't be any happier right now. Until we meet again. I love you dad and you will always be with me.
Cherie & Wayne Williams
  • Oct 12 2018
Roberta and family, we are so sorry for the loss of your Dad. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Love you. ????????????
Susan Kulsic
  • Oct 12 2018
Dad was a great man. He always made me feel like I was part of the family. I was so glad I got to spend some time with him recently. I'm sure he is very happy up there with Mom. Both are looking down on the beautiful family that created with so much pride. I love you all.
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