Ronald Lionel Peters, 91, of North Huntingdon Pennsylvania, passed peacefully at home surrounded by his loved ones on October 20, 2020.
Ron was born in Monessan, PA., to Ruth Faye and Leonard Field Peters on April 12, 1929. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy and managed many pharmacies over the years. Ron also served in Panama as a pharmacist.
He was a lifelong member of Christ United Methodist Church in McKeesport, PA. Ron was a jack of all trades. He was an avid writer, a talented landscaper, and a dedicated Pittsburgh Pirates fan. Most importantly, he was the foundation of strength and love for his family.
Ronald is preceded in death by his younger brothers Walter and Leonard Peters. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Lois Beswick Peters; 4 children Wendy (Keith) Staso, Lisa (Robert) Scheideman, Jeffrey (Patricia) Peters, and Holly (Joseph) Coghill; 10 grandchildren Tara and Leah Kristopaitis, Jonathan and Amanda Staso, Rebecca, Ethan and Evan Peters, Kendra Scheideman, and Courtney and McKenzie Coghill; and 3 great-grandchildren Roman, Monroe, and Nadea.
Donations in kind may be given to Christ United Methodist Church of McKeesport, 2880 Coulterville Road, McKeesport, PA 15131
The family of Ronald Peters would like to extend our sincerest appreciation to Pastor Sang and his wife Grace, and the Promise Care staff, for providing him comfort and care. Services are private. Arrangements made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com
Originally published October 21, 2020.