Ronald J. Sinkus, 78, of Mingoville, passed away on Friday, February 9, 2018 at Eagle Valley Personal Care in Milesburg. Born on November 3, 1939 in Shenandoah, he was the son of the late Peter and Mary (Racziewitz) Sinkus. He was married to Barbara (Nestlerode) Sinkus, who preceded him in death.
Ronald was a 1958 graduate of Cooper High School in Shenandoah. He served as a member of the armed forces in the United States Army. He worked as a laborer at Cerro Copper and Brass until his retirement.
He is survived by one daughter, Jessica Watkins of Mingoville, and three sons, Chris Sinkus of Pleasant Gap, Matt Sinkus of Reedsville, and Jamie Sinkus of Salona. Also surviving are six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by one brother and one grandson.
Ronald was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Bellefonte. He enjoyed hanging out at the Walker Township Firehall. Ronald was happiest with a fishing rod in his hand doing what he loved.
There will be a public visitation on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 from 10-11am at Wetzler Funeral Service, Inc. at 206 N. Spring Street Bellefonte. Funeral services will immediately follow at the funeral home at 11am with Deacon Thomas Boldin officiating. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Walker Township Fire Police at PO Box 110 Mingoville, PA 16856.