A loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend: Ronald A. Lasich, age 77 of Jefferson Hills, passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2016. Born October 1, 1938 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Andrew and Patricia (Majetic) Lasich.
A retired foreman for Continental Baking in West Mifflin, Ronald was a US Army Veteran and an avid hunter and fisherman. He especially loved heading to his cabin in Potter County, which he owned for over 40 years with his brother and good friends. Ronald is survived by his wife of 56 years Carol A. (Castor) Lasich; daughter Michelle (Patrick) Winter of South Park; his grandchildren Ryan and Julianna "J.J." Winter; siblings Richard "Moe" (Mary) Lasich of Jefferson Hills, Donna (Ed) Marraccini of Broken Arrow, OK, James (Karen) Lasich of Nolensville, TN, Geraldine (the late Billy) Harrington of Columbia, MO, Rita (Terry) Wall of Jefferson Hills, and Duane (Brenda) Lasich of Finleyville; sisters-in-law Mae Edwards and Norma Hicks; brother-in-law Charles Castor; nieces and nephews; and his puppy "Joy." Besides his parents, Ronald was preceded in death by his in-laws Marjorie Wilcox, Wilfred and Harry Castor, and Frances Leech. Friends will be received in the A.J. Bekavac Funeral Home, 555 5th. St., Clairton, PA 15025 (412-233-5700) on Saturday, January 30, 2016 from 1 PM until a 3 PM Blessing and military honors, in the funeral home. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions in Ronald's name should be made to Seton LaSalle High School STREAM Center, 1000 McNeilly Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15226. www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published January 28, 2016.