Ronald “Snapper” F. Maurer, 85 of Lavelle passed away Monday at Regional Hospital of Scranton.
He was born on June 17, 1937 in Mowry and was the son of the late Marion (Hummel) and Luther Maurer.
Ronald graduated from Ashland High School in 1955.
He was of the Protestant faith.
Ronald served in the United States Air Force and followed with a 26-year career in the Pennsylvania National Guard. He was a lifetime member of AMVETS Post 156-Lavelle.
He last worked as an auto mechanic.
His favorite pastimes were fishing, hunting and working on classic cars.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother Lawrence “Larry” Maurer.
He is survived by; brother Timothy Maurer (Lynn), DE; brother David Maurer (Phyllis), Girardville; sister Linda Walacavage (Ray), Ashland; many nieces and nephews.
A viewing for family and friends will be held on Monday, May 15th from 11:30 AM-12:30 PM at the funeral home. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home at 12:30 PM with Fr. Giuseppe C. Esposito officiating. Interment with military honors will follow services at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be in Ronald’s memory to Gino J. Merli Veterans Center, 401 Penn Ave, Scranton PA 18503.
Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home Inc., 901 Centre St, Ashland PA 17921 has been entrusted with the arrangements.
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