Ronald J. Piar
August 13, 1929 ‒ May 07, 2016
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Ronald J. Piar, age 86, of Mount Vernon passed away Saturday morning, May 7, 2016 at the Country Court Nursing Center. He was born August 13, 1929 in Mount Vernon to the late Oscar and Mary (Frazee) Piar.
Ron was a faithful member of Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and a member of Colonial City Moose Lodge #2555. He was lifetime farmer and retired from Continental Can. Ron’s greatest pastime was hunting and visiting with his family and friends.
Ron is survived by his wife, Jean (Depinet) Piar whom he married on May 12, 1956 ; children, Rhonda MacAndrew of Dallas, TX, Madalyn Piar-Katter of Portland, OR, Jacqueline (Cyrus) Thomas of Round Rock, TX and Michael Piar of San Francisco, CA; 6 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren; brothers, John (Phyllis) Piar of Mount Vernon, James Piar of Tucson, Arizona and Glenn Piar of Medina; sister, Helen Phillips of Mount Vernon; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Ron is preceded in death by a son, William “Bill” Piar; and brothers, his twin Donald, Ralph and Charles.
The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Rd., Mount Vernon. The Rosary will be recited following the visitation.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Rev. Father Vincent Nguyen as the Celebrant. Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Rd., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 in Ronald’s memory.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com
The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Ronald J. Piar.