Ronald Russell Pope, 83, of Liberty Borough, passed away Monday, May 2, 2022. He was born March 7, 1939 in Port Vue and was the son of the late Joseph Benjamin and Stella Margaret (Gavron) Pope. Ronald was a member of Sts. Joachim and Anne Parish, St. Eugene Worship Site in Liberty and was retired from WABTECH which was formerly WABCO. He is survived by wife, Mary Ann (Benish) Pope, daughters, Cheri (Stephen) Tedrick and Debra (James) Stripsky of Christy Park, sister, Carol (John) Rock of Michigan, sister-in-law, Jean Pope of Christy Park, grandchildren, Brenda (Matthew) Salcedo, Joyce (Christian) Crabtree, Lauren Tedrick, and Alex and Erik Stripsky, great-grandchildren, Michaela and Charlotte Salcedo and Celine Crabtree, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his son, Michael Stephen Pope who passed away February 28, 2017 and his brother, Harold Pope. Visitation and funeral service were held Wednesday, May 4, 2022 in the chapel of the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township.(412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Private inurnment will be at the Mount Vernon Cemetery, Garden Mausoleum, Elizabeth Township. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published May 09, 2022.