Harry Richard "Dick" Ringle, 79 of 328 Knox Ave., Franklin Twp. passed away on April 1, 2011 in Mercy Hospital following an auto accident in Jackson Twp., Butler Co. He was born on November 7, 1931 in Aliquippa to the late Harry Orville and Ethel Thomas Ringle. He is survived by his wife the former Leann Barnett whom he married on May 6, 1992. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Loretta Jane Lyons Ringle who died in 1989. He retired in 1989 after 30 years in the Beaver Falls office of B & W where he was a computer programmer. Dick was an active member of Knox Presbyterian Church where he was an Elder, Deacon, Trustee, sang in the choir and taught Sunday school. He was also a member of the Ellwood Moose Lodge and Saxon Club. He was a founder and along with his wife a member of Dancing Country and Butler 2 Step Dancing Groups. Dick was an 8 year veteran of the Air Force and a 1950 graduate of Aliquippa High School. Besides his wife Leann Ringle at home he is survived by 3 children, Deborah Fitzgerald of Wurtemburg, James Ringle of Ellwood City and Edward Ringle of West Branch, IA, 2 stepchildren, Glenda and Robert Cancelliere both of Ellwood City, a sister, Jacquelin Lynn of Berlin, CT, 7 Grandchildren and 10 Great Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Norma "Bunsie" Connors. Friends may call at the Joseph A. Tomon, Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, 97 Grim Ave., Ellport on Monday, April 4, 2011 from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Services will be held at the Knox Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 11 A.M. with Pastor Elizabeth Ann Wallace. Friends may call at the church Tuesday from 10 to 11 A.M. Interment will be in Locust Grove Cemetery.
Gary n Barb Frederick
Lee Deepest sympathy on the loss of Dick. We just found out today. We would have been there had we known. Please call 724-482-2697.
Janet Ayers King
We are saddened to hear of Cousin Dick's passing. My siblings, Douglas, Richard and Lesa also express their sympathy. We live in Florida now, but have fond memories of Dick, Jackie and Bunsie and his parents when they all lived on Main Street, in Aliquippa. May God Bless you all.
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