Ronald M. Wartko

Ronald M. Wartko, 79, of Suffield, died Saturday, December 29, 2012.

He was born May 4, 1933 in Akron, to Peter E. and Bertha (Bennett) Wartko. Ronald was a heavy equipment operator. He was a member of St. Joseph Church in Randolph, Knights of Columbus, and the Ohio Operating Engineers.

He is survived by his wife, Terri Deeken, whom he married on April 1, 1995; sons, Rick (Karen) of Kansas City, KS and Steve (Susan) of Akron; daughters, Rose Anne (David) Jesenovec of Willowick, Susan (Al) Rast of Cuyahoga Falls, Sandra Batsios of Ocena City, MD, Rhonda (Lonnie) Bryan of Randolph and Ruth (Rick) Ingram of Conyers, GA; step-sons, John (Nancy) of Pittsburgh, PA, William (Kris) of Akron, Bryan (Tracy) of Wooster and Eric (Sheri) Deeken of Akron; numerous grand and step-grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Agnes (Wohlwend) Wartko; brother, Telford; twin brother, Donald; sisters, Thelma Domboski and Becky Gilreath; and step-daughter, Marianna Deeken.

Calling hours will be held 5-7 PM Wednesday, January 2nd at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home in Kent, and 10-11 AM Thursday, January 3rd at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 2643 Waterloo Road, Mogadore, where the funeral mass will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, with Fr. Thomas Acker S.J. officiating. Burial will be held at St. Joseph's Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Randolph/Suffield Food Shelf, 2643 Waterloo Road, Mogadore or the Suffield Fire Department, 1256 Waterloo Road, Mogadore, OH 44260.

(R-C 12-31-12)

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