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Ronald R Whitsel 1935-2023

Ronald R Whitsel, 88, of Three Springs, PA, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2023, at Embassy of Woodland Park, Orbisonia.

Born June 17, 1935, in Huntingdon County, he was the son of the late Herbert and Merla (Lane) Whitsel.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Audrey A. Whitsel; daughters Deanna K. Carowick, Theresa M. Bowser (George) and Rhonda L. Fleck (Estal) and daughter-in-law Cindy Whitsel. He had seven grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Ronald was preceded in death by all his siblings, son Bennard (Neil) Whitsel, son-in-law Terry Carowick and five great-grandchildren.

He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and retired from MeadWestvaco, now ACCO Brands, Alexandria.

Ronald enjoyed hunting, searching for arrowheads and mowing grass.

There will be no public services, as the family will spread his ashes later at one of his favorite hunting spots.

Anyone wishing to offer their condolences to his wife, they can be received at Embassy of Woodland Park, 18889 Croghan Pike, Room 327B, Orbisonia, PA 17243. 

The family entrusted Ronald’s care to Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home in McConnellsburg, PA. 

Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website.  

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