Gerald Ronan

Obituary of Gerald D. Ronan

Gerald D. Ronan, Sr., age 82, of Plymouth Meeting, PA passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2020.

He  was born in  Plymouth Twp. ,  PA  on   May 2, 1938 ,  the   son  of  the late Robert   and  Grace  ( Weidemoyer )  Ronan.

Jerry was a lifelong resident of Plymouth Meeting.  He was a devout Catholic and parishioner of Epiphany of Our Lord RC Church.  Jerry enjoyed fishing & family vacations at Lake Wallenpaupack, the monthly "outlaw" dinners with siblings, and driving his truck picking up recycled metals.  Most of all he enjoyed time spent with his family, especially his three granddaughters.  

Jerry honorably served in the U.S. Navy from 1955 - 1959 aboard the USS Everglades.  He was employed by Haines Gauge Machine shop until retirement. 

Survivors include his beloved wife of 57 years, Doris M. Ronan of Plymouth Meeting; three sons, Gerald D. (& Joyce) Ronan, Jr. of East Norriton, William (& Lisa) Ronan of Hatfield and Christopher Ronan (& Gregory Thomas) of Ephrata; two sisters, Patricia (Pat) Kelly of West Norriton and Margaret (Peggy) Batchelder of Trooper, sister-in-law, Barbara Ronan (James) of Plymouth Meeting; and three granddaughters, Laurie, Elizabeth and Katelyn Ronan, as well as many nieces and nephews.  

Along with his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by his brothers, Robert and James Ronan, sister-in-law, Marge Ronan (Robert) and brothers-in-law, Joseph Kelly (Patricia) and Charles Batchelder (Margaret) and younger siblings Gracie & Johnny.

Due to present public health concerns, the Funeral Mass will be celebrated privately in Epiphany of Our Lord Church. 

Interment will take place in Whitemarsh Memorial Park, Ambler, PA.  

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorial contributions made to: Epiphany of Our Lord Church, 3050 Walton Road, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462.  

Arrangements by Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home, 300 Fayette Street, Conshohocken, PA, (610) 828-0330.

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