Homer ‘Ronald’ Cunningham

CUNNINGHAM, Homer “Ronald,” 70, of Washington, PA, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014 in the Washington Hospital.

Born Dec. 23, 1943, in Weirton, he was a son of the late Elmer N. and Erma Wilson Cunningham.

He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Donald, Charles and Edwin Cunningham; and sisters, Hazel Owings Garcia, Doris Lee Matchett and Shirley Piermarini.

Loved by all the residents of the PARC Group Home, Ronald loved to read the daily newspaper.

He also enjoyed collecting watches and radios. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers and Penguins fan and was known to like Marilyn Monroe, as well.

Ronald is survived by his brothers, William (Marie) Cunningham of Paris, PA, Elmer Cunningham of Weirton, Dale (Maggie) Cunningham of Colliers, WV, Tom Cunningham of New Cumberland, WV and Dan (Ginger) Cunningham of Georgetown, PA; and sisters, Ila (Sonny) Murray of Chester, WV, and Jean Gilles of Follansbee.

Private visitation and funeral services will be held. Interment will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton.

Memorial contributions may be made to Pennsylvania ARC, 301 Chestnut Street, Suite 403, Harrisburg, PA 17101.

Arrangements are under the care of Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV.

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