Ronald Allen "Ron or Ronnie" Harbert, 63, of McKeesport, passed away Tuesday, January 25, 2022. He was born April 26, 1958 in McKeesport and was is the son of the late James Perry and Margaret "Peggy" Louise (Gallaway) Harbert. After high school, he obtained an Associates degree in Addiction Studies. Ron held many construction positions during his career, which led him to become a very skilled laborer. Now a Veteran, Ronnie was very proud to be able to serve his country in the Army.
He is survived by his siblings, Susan J. (Danny) Ulm, James D. "Smoke" (the late Colleen) Harbert, and Wayne K. (Cindy) Harbert; nieces and nephews, Chistopher Kohl, Kenneth (Karen) Sagel, James Kohl, Brittany (John) Grabowsky, Patrick (Cassandra) Ulm, Justin (Amy Gioia) Harbert, Nicole (Tim) Rush, and Kristen (Mitchell Geary) Harbert; great-nieces & great-nephews, Logan Harbert, Brody, Kylie, Mason, and Addelyn Ulm, Mackenzie and Timmy Rush, and Owen, Ian and Ethan Geary; along with Jayme and Blaze Grabowsky, who had a very special relationship with Ron. He is preceded in death by his brother, Rezin H. Harbert, and his cousins, who he spent a lot of time with, Virginia & Andrew Jobe, and Donna Jobe Whitaker. Friends are welcome Friday, January 28, 2022 from 10:00am - 12:00pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Funeral Service will take place Friday, January 28, 2022 at 12:00 am in the Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jody Dausey officiating. Interment will follow at the McKeesport & Versailles Cemetery with Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Legion Post #380 in Dravosburg. Condolences can be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com.
Originally published January 27, 2022.