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Ronald E. Booth

January 4, 2019

Ronald E. BoothRonald E. Booth, 65, passed away peacefully at his home in Watertown Friday morning, January 4, 2019.

Calling hours will be held at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown on Tuesday, January 8, from 5 - 8 PM. A funeral service will be at the funeral home on Wednesday, January 9, at 11 AM with Rev. Christopher Looby presiding.

Ronald was born in Watertown on January 23, 1953, son of Harry E. and Christine L. Baker Booth and he attended local schools. On February 2, 1971 he enlisted in the US Army. He was a proud member of the Airborne Rangers, serving in Vietnam. He received the Bronze Star, National Defense Service, and Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medals, the Vietnam Service Medal with 1 Bronze Service Star, Combat Infantryman Badge, and Expert rating on his rifle. He was honorably discharged on February 20, 1973.

On October 6, 1973 he married Nancy S. Gaylor at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church with Rev. Benoit Dostie officiating.

Ron was a civilian employee of Ft. Drum, operating heavy equipment from his military discharge until 1993. He was a former member of St. Patrick's Church, and a current member of the VFW Post 1400 and Eagles Aerie 782. He enjoyed playing keyboard, taking rides on the Harley with his wife, and playing cards. He especially loved spending time with his family and grandson, Logan, and animals, especially Frodo.

Along with his wife, Nancy, Ron is survived by his two daughters, Deanna M. Sofia and husband, Sebastian J., and Teresa M. and Richard Padron, all of Watertown; three grandchildren, Logan Lajuett, and Isabella and Shelby Sofia; brother, John M. Booth and wife, Donna, Philadelphia; two sisters-in-law, Donna L. Booth, Dexter and Priscilla Booth, Watertown; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Besides his parents, Ron was predeceased by two brothers, Thomas B. Booth, March 7, 2018, and Robert H. Booth, September 1, 2006, and sister, Bonnie L. Thompson, July 25, 2018.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ron's name may be made to SPCA of Jefferson County, PO Box 531, Watertown, NY 13601. Online condolences to his family may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com.

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#3 david poirier 2019-01-10 06:49
So sorry for you loss. We wish the family finds comfort in all the memories of Ron. He will be missed by many. He was a good guy.
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#2 Danielle Weherley 2019-01-05 19:32
I’m so sorry for your loss. He will be dearly missed. I pray that you find comfort in your memories. ❤️
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#1 Guy Grill 2019-01-05 13:38
So sorry for your family’s loss. Ron was a great man and an even better neighbor. I will never forget the many memories we shared and the crazy stories he’d tell us. Ron, you will surely be missed by all of us. Rest In Peace brother.

-Guy & LeeAna
And your Jr, Princess, and Shelby
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