Ronald Jack “The Mayor” Guy, 71

Ronald Jack “The Mayor” Guy, 71, of Chewton passed away Thursday, October 15, 2020 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh following a short illness.

Born November 30, 1948 in Ellwood City, he was the son of the late Neil A. and Shirley J. Kissick Guy . He was married to Karole J. Abate Guy on September 15, 1973.

Jack graduated from Lincoln High School in 1966. He was employed as a millwright at the B&W for 21 years. Following B&W, he was employed at Medusa, Testmark Industries in East Liverpool, and most recently at Lowe’s in New Castle.

An accomplished baseball and softball player and coach, he was inducted into the County League Baseball Hall of Fame. He was a member of the Chewton Polish Club’s pool team. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing. Jack always had a nice garden and liked cooking. His most cherished moments were family time and being with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife at home; two sons, Bryan J. (Nan) Guy of Zelienople, R.J. Guy, II of New Castle; two sisters, Sandy (John) Allwine of Brunswick, OH, Ricki (Jim) D’Amico of FL; brother, Alan Guy of FL; two grandsons, Jaxson Bryan and Memphis James Guy, one granddaughter, Celia Monroe Guy; and numerous nieces, nephews, and good friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a nephew, Eric Allwine .

The family will announce a celebration of life service at a later date.

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13 thoughts on “Ronald Jack “The Mayor” Guy, 71

  1. Our deepest sympathies to all of Jack’s family. We are deeply saddened and he will most surely be missed. Fly high Mayor!

  2. Our thoughts and prayers are with Jacks family . Chewton lost a good man and friend for sure. May he Rest In Peace.

  3. I’m sorry to hear about Jack. He was a big part of my summers playing baseball from little league to county league, first as a coach then as a teammate. So many good memories – and he always had the coolest cars. My condolences to the entire Guy family.

    Mike Palagallo

  4. To Mr. Guy’s family,
    Please accept my heartful condolences. I knew Jack through his wonderful boys, Bryan and RJ. You and Karole sure raised some of the most caring and thoughtful boys. Please know even though Jack, is no longer here physically, he is with you always in spirit and that one day you all will be reunited with him. If you need anything, please let me know.

    Kevin L. Hamilton

  5. I am so sorry to hear about Jack. He and I were in many classes together in high school. He was always laughing. Bless him

  6. We were very saddened to hear of the passing of Jack. Our deepest condolences to Karole and the Guy family.

  7. Our deepest sympathy for all of my good friend’s family. I’m sure God has given him his little piece of heaven to continue being mayor. I’ll miss him too

  8. I am truly sorry to hear of Jack’s passing. He was one of the Chewton kids with me at Lincoln High. I always thought he and Sandy were so lucky to live in the pretty brick home on our main street. My thoughts and prayers are with you. So glad we said hello at our last reunion.

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