Ronald Austin

Ronald L. Austin Sr.

Saturday, July 9th, 1938 - Friday, October 25th, 2019
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Ronald L. Austin
Horseheads, NY
Passed away peacefully on October 25, 2019 at the age of 81. Ron was born on July 9, 1938, son of the late Leslie and Sophia Gursky Austin. Ron served his country honorably with the US Army at Ft. Benning with the honor guard. He also served as a councilman with Town of Catlin and was a member of the Big Flats Legion. He was a dedicated employee of Westinghouse, Cutler-Hammer and Eaton Corp. for over 49 years. He loved spending his summers at Cayuga Lake, with occasional trips to the casino. Ron is predeceased by his wife Judy of 54 years, in April. He is survived by sons, Ronald (Kelli) Austin Jr. and Brent Austin; grandchildren, Ashley (Bryan Wilkinson) and Leslie (Josh Bellows); great grandchildren, Mia, Jordan, Zayne, Zoey, Colsyn, and Brinley and several extended family members. The family will welcome relative and friends to Sullivan’s Funeral Home, 365 E. Franklin St. at Rt. 13, Horseheads, NY on Friday, November 1, 2019 from 4-6PM. His Funeral Service will follow at the conclusion of hours. He will be laid to rest in Maple Grove Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Those wishing to remember Ron please consider memorial contributions to Arctic League, PO Box 113, Elmira, NY 14902.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, November 1st, 2019 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Friday, November 1st, 2019 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Sullivan's Funeral Home
    365 E. Franklin Street
    Horseheads, New York 14845
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Funeral Service

    Friday, November 1st, 2019 | 6:00pm
    Friday, November 1st, 2019 6:00pm
    Sullivan's Funeral Home
    365 E. Franklin Street
    Horseheads, New York 14845
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Pastor Jennifer Long
  • Interment

    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 |
    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019
    Maple Grove Cemetery
    715 Broad St.
    HORSEHEADS, NY 14845
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Private family services with Military Honors


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Anna Hoey

Posted at 05:04pm
Very sorry for your loss. I had worked with Ron for many years at Eaton. He was a good man, always kind hearted. He will be missed

Julie Bernard

Posted at 02:00pm
So sorry for you loss Brent my thoughts are with you and your family at this time.

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