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Ronald Jay Sechler

January 5, 1933 ~ December 16, 2018 (age 85)

Ronald Jay Sechler, 85, Somerset, died Dec. 16, 2018 at Somerset Hospital. Born Jan. 5, 1933 in Quemahoning Twp., son of Fay and Margaret (Barron) Sechler. Preceded in death by parents, brothers Edgar and Calvin Sechler, and sisters Maxine Leventry and Jane Stephan. Survived by his wife of 61 years, the former Shirley Shaffer, daughter Lori married to Craig Coddington, Somerset, grandson Justin Coddington and fiancée Brandy Barta, granddaughter Katie Coddington and boyfriend Bud Colflesh, great granddaughter Riley Coddington, brother James (Peggy) Sechler, and sisters Wilma (John) Mostoller and Kay Heist. He was a graduate of Somerset High School and served in the U.S. Army. He was retired from the former Mayfair Creamery and attended Mostoller United Methodist Church. He enjoyed baseball, hunting, bowling, and farming. He will be greatly missed by his wife, daughter, grandchildren, and great granddaughter. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Mostoller United Methodist Church, 549 Pompey Hill Rd., Stoystown, and from 10 a.m. until service at 11 a.m. Thursday at the church. Pastor Joseph Caola officiating. Interment church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to Mostoller U.M. Church, 549 Pompey Hill Rd., Stoystown, PA 15563. Arrangements entrusted to Deaner Funeral Home, Stoystown.

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