Melvin G. Ringer, 88

Melvin G. Ringer, 88, of Ellwood City passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Allegheny General Hospital.

Born October 16, 1930 in Ellwood City, PA, he was the son of the late Harry and Maybelle Denniston Ringer. He was married to Eva Snare on May 31, 1952. She survives.

A draftsman, Melvin retired from Billco Manufacturing in Zelienople and Rexnord in Ellwood City. He graduated from Lincoln High School in 1950. Melvin was a member of the 1st United Methodist Church in Ellwood City. He was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan and enjoyed following high school football each year. He dearly loved his family and was terribly proud of all their accomplishments.

Survivors include one son, David (Christine) Ringer of Wampum; daughter, Robin (Robert) Weaver of Harmony, three granddaughters, Miranda (Justin) Murphy of Pittsburgh, Nicole Weaver of Harmony Katelyn (Dmitri) Shub of Philadelphia, two grandsons, Douglas Ringer of Vanport, Derek Weaver of Harmony three great-granddaughters, Maddie and Olivia Murphy, Reva Shub; two great-grandsons, Jack Murphy, Archer Shub;. He is also survived by his three cats, Larry, Mo, and Curly.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Douglas Robert Ringer and an infant daughter. Also his beloved dog, Boomer, died in April.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday May 31, 2019 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at the Marshall Funeral Home, 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City.

Funeral Services will be held at the Marshall Funeral Home, on June 1, 2019 at 1:00pm.

Interment will follow in Slippery Rock Church Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Humane society.

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2 thoughts on “Melvin G. Ringer, 88

  1. Dear Robin and Family.
    Prayers during this time of loss. May you know that many are thinking of you and all who were touched by your father.
    Deepest sympathy,
    Laura Giachetti

  2. Robin,
    My heart goes out to you and your family during this difficult time. Please let me know if there is anything you need.
    With deepest sympathy,
    Judy Byers

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