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Ronald W. Harbison

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“Lance, your dad was a great guy. Sorry to hear of his passing ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Paul Sullivan - Eldred, PA

“Sorry to hear about Ron. Please accept our sympathies. I remember him as always having a smile on his face. Great neighbor. Always helpful. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Ron & Betty Mallets - CA

“May we express our deepest sympathy to the families of Ron. He will be remembered by all of us who worked with him at Armco/AK Steel. He was a...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Michael/ Dee Dee Newcaster - PA

“To the Harbison Family. My most sincere sympathies, thoughts and prayers are with you. Ron was a true gentleman and one of my favorite residents in...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: John Briney - Gibsonia, PA

“Suzanne, Carrie, Lance, John, and Mary Jo, I'm so sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed visiting with Mr. Harbison. I knew him through Toppy and...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Barb Gibson-Benninger - Butler

“I am so sorry to hear this. Ron sure was a great man. I enjoy him at VFW in saxonburg. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: larry wiegand - SAXONBURGI am, PA

“Carrie, my sympathy for the passing of your dad. It is a very difficult time and you, Lance, and Suzanne will comfort each other in this time of...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Wanda Lawrence Myers - Cincinnati, OH

“Carrie, Brian, Erin, John and all members of the Harbison family ~My most sincere heart-felt sympathies to you all. I know well how much you loved...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Gwen Jackson - Saxonburg, PA


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Ronald was born on September 25, 1928 and passed away on Saturday, March 11, 2017.

Ronald was a resident of Saxonburg, Pennsylvania at the time of passing.

He was a graduating from high school in 1946.

He enlisted in the U.S. Navy until he reenlisted in the Marines after the Korean War started. He was assigned to the VMF N 513 Flying Nightmares at K-8 Kusan in Korea where he flew 56 night missions earning four air medals the Korean Service Medal the United Nations Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. He was discharged as a staff sergeant in September 1953. He then enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserve in Butler and served as the Battalion Supply Sergeant before enlisting in the Marine Corps Reserve and served inactively until his discharge in 1961.

Ronald was married to Jean.

Friends will be received on Tuesday from 2-4 6-8 at the Fox Funeral Home Inc. Saxonburg PA. Services will be held on Wednesday March 15 2017 at 11:00 am with Rev. Douglas Dorsey officiating. Interment will follow in Butler Co. Memorial Park. The Marine Corps League will perform honors Tuesday evening at 7:00 pm and the Saxonburg American Legion will hold military honors following the funeral service.

Memorial donations may be made to Toys for Tots.

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