Ronald L. Wilson, 88, of the Town of Niagara, NY, passed away on February 16, 2023 at Mount St. Mary’s Hospital in Lewiston, NY. Born on August 26, 1934 in Niagara Falls, NY, he was the son of the late George and Violet (nee Masters) Wilson. On September 21, 1957, Ronnie married Rose M. Shepro.
Ronnie was a lifelong area resident and attended local schools. He retired from the Laborers' Local #91, where he was employed in many capacities and by various local contractors. In his younger years, Ronnie enjoyed riding horses and his motorcycle. He also liked attending races at Ransomville Speedway and also gun raffles with his sons. Ronnie was a well known patron of Marsh’s General Store in the Town of Niagara, where he enjoyed having coffee with his friends.
In addition to his beloved wife of over 65 years, Grumpy, as he was known by his family, is survived by sons, Ronald L. (Debra) Wilson, II and Russell Wilson; grandchildren, Adam Warrant Wilson, Laura Rose Wilson and Christina Mary Wilson; great-grandchildren, Keedyn and Aurora; his sister, Judith (Robert) Schultz; godson, Ronald T. Wilson; dear nephew, Peter (Rozine) Nicosia and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a daughter, Laura Ann Wilson and a brother, Gordon (late June) Wilson.
The family will be present to receive friends on Monday, from 3-7 p.m. at the OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, 2215 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY (716-297-9007), where Ronnie’s funeral service will be held on Tuesday, February 21st, at 12:00 p.m., with Rev. Ken Good officiating. Friends invited. Prayers of committal and interment will follow in Niagara Falls Memorial Park Cemetery, Lewiston, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made to Niagara Presbyterian Church and/or an Autism Charity of your choosing. Professional arrangements are under the care of the Goodlander family. Share condolences and view his tribute video at GOODLANDERCARES.com
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