Ronald Poludniak

Ronald W. Poludniak, 86, formerly of Piney Fork, OH, passed away Nov. 18, 2018 in Florida.

Ron was born Dec. 14, 1931 in Piney Fork, son of the late Walter F. and Mary (Evancyk) Poludniak.

He was a retired Engineer from Wheeling- Pittsburgh Steel Corp. in Mingo Jct., OH. Ron was a US Air Force Veteran having served in the Korean War, Catholic by faith and a member of the Piney Fork American Legion.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Estherine (Sebastian) Poludniak, daughter Loralie K. Poludniak, sister Wanda Derringer and brother Edwin.

Ron leaves behind two daughters, Valerie (Christopher) Harmon of Land O’Lakes, FL and Melanie (Thomas) Schwer of Tampa, FL; five grandchildren & three great- grandchildren.

Friends will be received Saturday, Dec. 8 from 11 a.m. til the time of his service at 1 p.m. at the J.E. Foster Funeral Home in Smithfield, OH. Rev. Wilford Simeral will officiate and the Piney Fork American Legion will provide military honors. Private burial will follow in New Alexandria Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to: Melech Hospice House 11125 N. 52ndSt. Temple Terrace, FL 33617. www.jefosterfh.com.