Ronald R. Rowe

November 10, 2017

Rowe, Ronald Obituary

Ronald R. “Pink” Rowe, 84, of Orbisonia, PA, died Friday, November 10, 2017 at J. C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon, PA.
    
Born June 2, 1933 at Orbisonia, PA, he was the son of the late Kathryn (Black) Rowe. He was united in marriage to the former Nancy L. Ayers on March 3, 1956. Mrs. Rowe preceded in death February 22, 2010.
    
He is survived by three children, Sally Rowe and Vicki Horton, both of Orbisonia, PA and Ronald Rowe, Jr. and husband Larry Jones of Pittsburgh, PA, two granddaughters, Abigail Horne and husband Stacy of Shirleysburg, PA and Elizabeth Fleming and husband Matthew of Shade Gap, PA and four great grandchildren, Rachel Horne, Logan Horne, Livia Fleming and Emma Fleming.
    
Mr. Rowe was a member of the Orbisonia United Methodist Church. He was also a member of the Orbisonia-Rockhill Volunteer Fire Co. and the Ambulance Service, Madden-Wennick Post 518, American Legion, Rockhill Furnace, PA where he served as adjutant. He served as Orbisonia Mayor for over 20 years, and also served on the board of the Orbisonia Rockhill Joint Municipal Authority and the Orbisonia Cemetery Association.
    
He retired from the Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg, PA after 32 years service. Mr. Rowe was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U. S. Army.
    
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the Orbisonia United Methodist Church, 613 Cromwell St., Orbisonia, PA with Rev. Ed Seeley officiating. Interment will be made at Orbisonia Cemetery. Friends may call at the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, 565 Ridgley St., Orbisonia, PA 6 - 9 PM Monday and at the church one hour prior to the service on Tuesday.
    
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Orbisonia-Rockhill Volunteer Fire Company, P. O. Box 186, Orbisonia, PA 17243 or to the Orbisonia-Rockhill Ambulance Service, P. O. Box 335, Orbisonia, PA 17243.  




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November 13, 2017
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

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Martin R. Brown Funeral Home

565 Ridgley Street
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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November 14, 2017
10:00 a.m.

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Orbisonia United Methodist Church

613 Cromwell Street
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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Orbisonia Cemetery

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