Ronald L. Summerson, 78, lifelong resident of Sinnamahoning, PA, passed away on Thursday afternoon (May 11, 2023) at the Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, following a brief illness.
He was born November 23, 1944 in Punxsutawney, PA, to Dalton "Dean" and Arlene "Jean" Bair Summerson. On September 3, 1966, he married Nancy Dexter in the Sinnamahoning United Methodist Church.
Ron retired as an Equipment Operator from Penn DOT, where he worked for over 35 years. "Ronnie," as he was called by his friends, was known for his sense of humor and his passion for hunting and fishing. He loved to camp, canoe, and ride motorcycles with family and friends. Ron was also an avid reader and enjoyed watching old westerns with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy; two daughters, Kimberly Saline (Michael), Sinnamahoning and Diana Heeren (Cornelius), Texas; and a brother, Dennis Summerson, Emporium.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Sydney "Sid" Summerson, Sr.
There will be no visitation and services will be private.
Burial will be in the Gilmore Cemetery, Austin, PA.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities, c/o: Taylor Gillette, 174 Nickler Rd., Emporium, PA 15834 or the Cameron County SPCA, 678 South Mountain Rd., Emporium, PA 15834
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