Obituary of Ronald Ours
Eldred- Ronald H. Ours, 69, of Eldred, passed away Sunday (September 16, 2018) in the Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, after a brief illness.
He was born May 8, 1949 in Olean, NY, a son of Ernest and Geraldine Grigsby Ours. On June 14, 1969, in Eldred, PA, he married Gloria J. Sherwood, who survives. They were married 49 years.
Mr. Ours was a graduate of Otto Eldred High School Class of 1967. Ron was a Vietnam veteran serving in the U.S. Marine Corps.
He was a tank operator, employed by Pittsburgh-Corning Corp. of Port Allegany, PA, retiring on April 1, 2008, after 39 years.
Ron was a member of the American Legion Post #0887, was very active in local #1019 United Steel Workers (AFL-CIO), where he served as Steward, Vice President and President. He also served on the board of PAAHP (Asbestos). He was a member of the Eldred Conservation Club, the NRA, and was a member and former trustee of the First Church of God of Eldred, PA.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by;
two Daughters: Tammy (Hunter) Conway of Port Allegany and Kim (Shawn Mitchell) Sherwood of Eldred .
grandchildren: Kyle & Nick Conway, Bryanna (Kurtis) Kinna, Tristan Evans, Jordan Sherwood, and Mara & Isaac Ours
two sisters: Suzanne (Charles) Spiegel of Turtlepoint and Donna Gross of Olean, NY.
And several nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the First Church of God of Eldred, where funeral and committal services will be held Friday at 11:00 am from the First Church of God of Eldred with the Rev. Greg Rhinehart, officiating. Burial will be in Lamphier Cemetery, Eldred.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Eldred Borough Ambulance service. Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Port Allegany.
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