Ronald C. Weitzel

July 18, 1938 - January 21, 2021
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Ronald C. Weitzel,  82, formerly of Muhlenberg Township, passed away January 21, 2021at the Phoebe Berks Healthcare Center where he was a guest since December 31, 2020.

Born in Marion Township, Berks County, he was a son of the late Floyd J. and Helen M. (Focht) Weitzel. He was the husband of the late Joan A. (Ruppert) Weitzel who passed away September 6, 2003. They celebrated their 42nd wedding anniversary prior to her passing.

Ronnie was a machine operator for over 30 years at Carpenter Technologies, retiring in 2002. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, was a member of St. John’s Reformed church, Sinking Spring and attended the Olive Leaf Chapel, Fritztown. He was a 1956 graduate of Wilson H.S., played golf in his early years and loved driving his cars. Ronnie was extremely active with the masonic fraternity. He was a member of Isaac Hiester Lodge N. 660 F&AM; serving as Master in 1993, Reading Consistory, Rajah Shrine; where he was Captain of the Guard Emeritus, Legion of Honor; serving as Commander in 1995, Motor Corps, Rajah Shrine club and was a former member of Apato Teocalli No. 63 “Q” club.

He is survived by his sons – Mark A. husband of Cherie Weitzel, Leesport, Erik J. husband of Terry Weitzel, Temple, his grandsons – Andrew and Brody Weitzel and his longtime companion – Dianne S. Young, Sinking Spring. In addition to his parents and wife he was predeceased by his sister Carol Freeman.

Viewing from Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., One East Lancaster Ave., Shillington on Friday, January 29, 2021 from 9:30-10:30 AM. Masonic service conducted by Isaac Hiester Lodge No. 660 F&AM at 10:30 AM. Interment with military honors rendered by Ray A. Master Post # 217 American Legion in Sinking Spring Cemetery will be private. Rev. Susan Weisman will officiate. Rather than flowers, please remember Ronnie by making contributions to Shriner’s Hospital for Children, c/o Rajah Shriners, P.O. Box 40, Blandon, PA 19510 or the Olive Leaf Chapel, 1 Jennifer Court, Reading, PA 19608. www.kleefuneralhome.com

 

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Visitation Information

Date: Friday, January 29, 2021

Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.

Address:

One East Lancaster Avenue
Shillington, PA 19607

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Service Information

Date: Friday, January 29, 2021

Time: 10:30 am

Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.

Address:

One East Lancaster Avenue
Shillington, PA 19607

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Masonic Service conducted by Isaac Hiester Lodge No. 660 F&AM


Cemetery Information

Sinking Spring Cemetery

Address:

36-40 N. Hull Street
Sinking Spring, PA 19608

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Interment with Military Honors rendered by Ray A. Master Post #217 American Legion will be private.

Reverend Susan Weisman will officiate


Donation Information

Shriners Hospital for Children

c/o Rajah Shrine
P.O. Box 40
Blandon, PA 19510

Olive Leaf Chapel

846 Fritztown Road
Sinking Spring, PA 19608

 

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Born: July 18, 1938
Died: January 21, 2021

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