Ronald J. Farie Sr.
April 19, 1943 ‒ April 24, 2018
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Ronald J. Farie Sr., age 75, died peacefully at his home on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 surrounded by The Love of God and his family. Ron was born on April 19, 1943 in Mount Vernon, Ohio to the late Charles and Gladys (Hulse) Farie.
He is survived by his wife of 13 years Elaine (Isselstein) Farie and his four children; Dawn (Rob) Kern of Galion, Ohio, Jacqueline (Matt) Kim of Columbus, Ohio, Joseph (Krista) Ferini of Galion, Ohio and Andrew Farie of Cincinnati, Ohio; five stepchildren, Theresa (Oscar) Romero of Chicago, Tim (Molly) Golomb of Hebron, Ohio, Cynthia Golomb of Scottsdale, Arizona, Kathleen Golomb of Chicago, Illinois, and Julie (Paul) Gross of Xenia, Ohio. Ron and Elaine have thirteen beautiful grandchildren. He is also survived by four sisters; Marjorie Rutherford, Carol Farie and Mary Newton all of Mount Vernon and Barbara (Gaylord) Mattingly of Bardstown, Kentucky, a sister-in-law, Marilyn Adams and many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by an infant son Michael David and a brother, John Farie.
Ron’s deep faith and selfless work ethics are to be admired by all. He loved nature, the outdoors and “never met a stranger.”
Many years of caring, sharing and assisting others are a true testimony of his life. In previous years he had coached girls softball and was recognized by the Red Cross for the over 20 gallons of blood he had donated to help save the lives of others. Ron worked for over 32 years with Ideal Electric of Mansfield and retired in 2015 from Ariel Corporation of Mount Vernon.
Friends may call on Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 followed by the recitation of the Rosary at 3 p.m. A Mass will be held on Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 303 E. High Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 where Ron was a lifelong member. The family will observe a private burial.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Ron’s name may be made to the Knox County Foundation Hospice Fund, PO Box 309, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 or St. Jude’s at www.stjude.org
To share a memory or leave a condolence for the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com
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