Peacefully passed away on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Guelph, at the age of 80 years. Dear husband of Dianne (Miller) for 57 years. Cherished father and grandfather of Robin Darroch (2011) and Crystal Darroch (Brad Mikel); Brian (Julia) and Kevin Carapanta; David, and Angus and Max; Dennis (Julie Shantz) and Christopher; and Angela (1977). Proud papa of David and Aiden. Brother of Judy and Gerry Kraft and brother-in-law of Brenda and Jim (2014) Finch, and Carl and Bonnie Miller. Lovingly remembered by his nieces and nephews and their families. Predeceased by his parents Herbert and Sadie (Gehl) Eagle.
Ron was a founding member of the Elmira Theatre Company, and produced many of the original plays for “Dinner Theatre” productions. He was also an active member of St. Teresa R.C. Church.
The family will receive their relatives and friends on Monday, August 19, 2019 from 10 a.m. until time of mass at 11 a.m. at St. Teresa of Avila R.C. Church, 10 Flamingo Drive, Elmira, with Father Peter Meyer officiating. Cremation will follow.
In memory of Ron, donations to Hospital for Sick Children, St. Teresa’s R.C. Church Building Fund, or Grand River Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. A special thank you to Acute Care for the Elderly at Grand River Hospital, and all the staff at St. Joseph’s Health Centre – Palliative Care Unit, for the excellent care given to Ron. Arrangements entrusted to Dreisinger Funeral Home, Elmira.
Established in 1905 by Christian Dreisinger, the Dreisinger Funeral Home has been committed to serving Elmira and surrounding area with the care and attention only an independent family funeral home can provide.