Peacefully and surrounded by his family, on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at the P.R.H.C. Ron was much loved and was well known for his caring and dedication to his family. Beloved husband of Cindy (nee Coones), dear father of Melissa (Ryan Campbell), Jennifer, Ron (Jess) and Danielle (Bryan) Dafoe. He took extreme pride in being the cherished Popa of Chase, Bentley, Ethan, Alyssa, Max, Kayla, Hailey and Brayden. He is survived by his mother Katherine and the late Ronald Porter as well as his brother Darryl (Susan), and sisters Donna (Dave) Barsalou and Deborah Middaugh. Ron also leaves behind several aunts, cousins and a host of friends, and colleagues who played very important roles in his life.
A celebration of Ron's life will take place on Saturday August 17th, from 1 – 3:00 with words of remembrance to be shared at 2:00 pm at the Ashburnham Funeral Home, 840 Armour Road, Peterborough. The family asks that you consider donation to the Alzheimer Society of Peterborough in lieu of flowers. Condolences to the family may be made at AshburnhamFuneral.ca
Special thanks to Dr. Webster and the wonderful staff at the PRHC Palliative Unit, as well as the staff of C3 and B3 who have provided care, compassion, wisdom and support over these past two years, and particularly over the past few days.
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