Roger R Ramsdell

Born: Tue., Dec. 3, 1929
Died: Mon., Oct. 26, 2020


1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Thu., Oct. 29, 2020
Location: William D. Elkin Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

11:00 AM Fri., Oct. 30, 2020
Location: St. Gregory Church

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Roger R. Ramsdell, 91, of North East, passed away on Monday, October 26, 2020, at Parkside at North East. He was born on December 3, 1929, in Wattsburg, Pa., the son of the late John B. and Edith (Peterson) Ramsdell. Roger was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the United States Navy. He graduated Wattsburg High School and was formerly employed by Electric Materials as a machinist supervisor. He was a member of St. Gregory Thaumaturgus Church, North East American Legion Post 105, and Lakeview Country Club. He coached little league baseball for ten years and enjoyed golfing, fishing, and gardening. Roger was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Betty Brown, and Hazel Daniels; and brothers, Jack and Lloyd Ramsdell; and great-grandson, Timothy Cole. He is survived by his beloved wife of 69 years, Joaane M. Ramsdell whom he married on June 2, 1951; children, Timothy L. Ramsdell (Marcia) of Virginia, Daniel R. Ramsdell (Kathy) of Zionsville, Pa., John E. Ramsdell (Wendy) of North East, Gerald T. Ramsdell (Susan) of North East, and Cheryl J. Anderson (Alan) of Columbus, Indiana; brothers, James Ramsdell (Dorothy) and Lee Ramsdell (Ruth); grandchildren, Jennifer, Jason, Carson, Kathryn, Marta, Heidi, Steven, William, and Hannah; great-granddaughter, Ava; as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Friends may call at the William D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 South Lake Street, North East, on Thursday from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. and are invited to a Funeral Mass on Friday at 11:00 a.m. at St. Gregory Thaumaturgus Church with full COVID-19 safety measures being observed. Interment will be held at Grahamville Cemetery with full military honors. Memorials may be made to St. Gregory Church, 136 W. Main St., North East. Please condolences to

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Kerry Greiwe
   Posted Wed October 28, 2020

SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent by The Greiwe Family.

Praying for members of the Ramsdell and Anderson Family. Wishing you peace and comfort during this time of great loss. With Sympathy, Keith and Kerry Greiwe and Family (Columbus, IN)

Haynes Lawrence
   Posted Wed October 28, 2020
Dear Joanne and Family,

Nancy and I extend our sincerest sympathies to you and your family during this most difficult time. We are so sorry to learn of Roger's passing. Thank God for the many good years you had together. Unfortunately we will be out of town and unable to attend the viewing or service.

May God bless you all, Larry & Nancy Haynes

Kathleen L Potter
   Posted Wed October 28, 2020

GARDEN PATH was sent by The Sheldon Potter Family.

Our sympathy for the loss of your dear father. From the Potter Family - Sheldon, Kathleen, Ellie Mae, Jethro and Emmy Lou

Sally Jackson
   Posted Wed October 28, 2020
Dear Aunt Joanne,

I was saddened to hear of Uncle Roger's passing. I pray for you and the family, and will request a Mass in his memory. I will miss him.

With condolences, Sally

Stu Garnow
   Posted Wed October 28, 2020
Please accept my sympathy for your loss. I enjoyed my friendship with Roger.

Dennis Puls
   Posted Thu October 29, 2020
I worked closely with Roger for many years and he was one of the finest men I have known. My condolences to the family.

Debbie (Ramsdell) Wildfong
   Posted Thu October 29, 2020
Dear Aunt Joanne,
I'm so sorry to hear of Uncle Roger's passing. I have so many memories and I loved him. Hoping all your memories will get you through this difficult time. Hugs and prayers for you and the family. Wish we could have reunions like we use to have.
Love you Aunt Joanne

Debbie (Ramsdell) Wildfong

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