Ronald Brian Frantish, age 60 of Wake Forest, N.C. passed away peacefully on October 15, 2017.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years Kathryn Ringelstein Frantish; brother Roger (Gertrude) Frantish and sister Rhoda (Daniel) Wolfe, plus several nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by his parents, Edward and Mary Frantish of Buena Vista, Pa.
Ron was of the Class of 1974 of Elizabeth Forward High School, graduated with honors from Carnegie-Mellon University and retired from IBM after 32 years of service as a senior systems engineer.
Memorial services to celebrate his life will be held November 4, 2017, at the Mt. Vernon Community Presbyterian Church, 2200 Buena Vista Rd., McKeesport, PA.
Family will receive visitors at 10:00 a.m. in the Church Parlors with the service to follow at 11:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations are requested for the Buena Vista Volunteer Fire Company #1, 3333 Fire Station St., Buena Vista, PA 15018 or the Punta Gorda Lions Club Foundation, PO Box 510915, Punta Gorda, FL 33951.
Originally published October 21, 2017.