Ronald M. States

Ronald M. States, 87, of Rochester Mills, passed away on Wednesday December 15, 2021 at his home.

He was born December 14, 1934 to Murrel A. and Katherine (Baun) States on the family farm.

Ronald attended the Canoe Ridge Church of God; He was a 1954 graduate of Marion Center High School. Ron worked as a heavy equipment operator for numerous coal companies before working and retiring from PenDot. He was a former Canoe township supervisor. He enjoyed farming, traveling with the Groundhog Campers Club and spending time with his family.

He is survived by a son Ronald W. States and wife Yvonne, Rossiter, a daughter, Nancy Hartmann, Blairsville, three grandchildren, Luke States and wife Ashley, Heather Hartmann and Anthony, Zack Hartmann, four great grandchildren, Abbi, Ryeley, Kashen, Cully, a sister, Lois Kay Miller and husband Sam, Anita, a brother Darrel States, New Florence, a brother-in-law Donald E. King, Home, three sister-in-law’s Donna States, Rossiter, Sarah Clayton, Shelocta, Joann Getty, Kent, and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Donna Jane States, October 6, 2021, and a brother Robert D. States.

Friends will be received on Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the McCabe Funeral Home Inc, 114, Maple Ave., Punxsutawney, PA 15767, a funeral will be held on Monday at 11:00 AM at the funeral home with Rev. Terry Semsick officiating.

Graveside services will take place at Pine Cemetery, Rochester Mills.

Memorial donations may be made to Pine Cemetery.

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