Ronald L. Masarik, Jr., 53, of Tower City, passed away Sunday evening at Carolyn's Hospice House, Harrisburg after a courageous and valiant fight with melanoma for the past four and a half years.
Born in Pottsville, December 13, 1965, a son of Ronald Sr. and Roberta Grimm Masarik, Tower City.
Ron was a 1984 graduate of Williams Valley High School. He was employed by Pyramid Construction, Wormleysburg.
Ron was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Chapel, Tower City. He was an active member of the Orwin Fire Company where he had served as assistant chief.
He enjoyed being in the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. He loved spending time with his family and many friends.
Ron will be remembered for infectious smile and positive attitude.
Surviving in addition to his parents are his wife of thirty years, Kelley Brennan Masarik; two children, Susanna Masarik, Orwin and Ronald R. Masarik, Tower City; two grandchildren, Ty and Angelina; two sisters, Machelle Snesavage and Ann Marie Masser both of Tower City; his father-in-law, William Brennan, Williamstown and his mother-in-law, Virginia Mione, Tower City. Nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and many dear friends.
Following Ron's wishes there will be no services. Remember Ron the way he would want you to, with a smile. Donations in his memory can be made to the Orwin Fire Company, 333 Dietrich Avenue, Tower City, PA 17980 or Carolyn's House, 1701 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110.