Ronald David Wingrove

February 22, 1947 ~ September 11, 2019 (age 72)


Ronald David Wingrove, age 72, of Ralph, PA passed away suddenly at his home on Wednesday, September 11, 2019. He was born on February 22, 1947 in North Union, PA, a son of Charles and Hazel Tracy Wingrove.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son, James Wingrove, Sr.; grandson: James Wingrove Jr.; sister: Judy Griest; brothers: Robert C. Wingrove and Richard A. Wingrove.

Ron was employed by Maple Creek Mine and retired after 27 years of service as a continuous miner operator. He was also an avid outdoorsman where he loved to shoot, hunt and fish. He was a member of the NRA, United Mine Workers of America and the Brownsville American Legion.

Ron is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Janet Marie Pahula Wingrove; sons: Ronald D. Wingrove and his wife, Lisa of Ralph, Gregory Scott Wingrove and his wife, Brenda of Smithfield, PA; grandchildren: Dylan, Zach, David, Jessica; sister, Cathy Spaw of Pittsburgh; sisters in law: Shirley Baer of Ralph, Martha Wingrove of Grindstone, Carol Wingrove of TX; numerous nieces and nephews.

Ron’s family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at the Kish-Fabry Funeral Home, Inc., 19 Legion Street, Republic, PA where a blessing service will take place on Wednesday at 10 a.m. with Father William Berkey as celebrant.

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September 17, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kish-Fabry Funeral Home
19 Legion Street
Republic, PA 15475

Blessing Service
September 18, 2019

10:00 AM
Kish-Fabry Funeral Home
19 Legion Street
Republic, PA 15475

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