Ronald Gale Monroe “beloved father and grandfather”
COUDERSPORT, Pa.----Ronald Gale Monroe, 84, of Coudersport, formerly of Ulysses, passed away with his loving daughter by his side, on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, in his daughter’s home in Shinglehouse, after a short illness.
Born on Saturday, March 7, 1936 in Ulysses, he was a son of L.J. and Eileen Tauscher Monroe.
Gale was a graduate of Ulysses High School and was a veteran of the US Army, having served at the end of the Korean War and the beginning of the Vietnam War.
He held various positions throughout the years.
Gale attended Coudersport Alliance Church. He was a member of Northern Tier Community Action in Emporium, a member of Coudersport American Legion Post 192, and a former member of the Coudersport Borough Council. He was a volunteer at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport. He took great pride in his blueberry patch.
Surviving are three children, Bryan J. (Anne) Monroe of Lititz, Stewart R. Monroe of Garner, NC, and Jenell Saulter of Shinglehouse; six grandchildren, Lauren (Paige) Saulter, Noelle Saulter, Katelyn Saulter, Aric Sturdevant, Christa (Ben) McGlashen, and Rachel (Jeremy) Weaver; several great-grandchildren; a brother, Ernest Monroe; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Gale was predeceased by two brothers.
In keeping with Gale’s wishes, there will be no public visitation or funeral services.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Coudersport Alliance Church, 7 Alliance Avenue, Coudersport, PA 16915.
Gale’s family has entrusted his care and cremation arrangements to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.
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