ROYALTON — Private Services will be held at the convenience of the family for Ronald Striker, Sr., 78, who died Oct. 1 at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH.
He was born February 6, 1934 in South Portland, ME; the son of Peary and Corice G. (Scott) Striker.
He was raised in South Portland, and had lived in Boston, MA and Rutland, before settling in Bethel in 1974.
Ronald was married to Beverly Ann Bradley in Bethel in 1953.
He had worked for Bartlett Tree Service in Rutland and for Cone Blanchard. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, and trips to the Ocean.
Survivors include his wife, Beverly Striker of Royalton; sons, Brad Striker and his wife, Jamie Lee of Royalton, Ronald Striker Jr. and wife, Roberta of Rome, NY, Christopher Striker of Plattsburgh, NY, Michael Striker and wife, Valerie of Brookfield, Thomas Striker of Swanton, and Tim Striker of Royalton; daughters, Wendy Kelly of Randolph, Susan Walko of Barnard, Kelly Roberts and husband, Gary; Donna Roberts, and Amy Manning and husband, Mike, all of Bethel; sister, Joyce Striker; 26 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his daughter, Heidi.
Contributions in his memory may be made to the Gifford Medical Center, Garden Room Fund, P.O. Box 2000, Randolph, VT 05060.
Online condolences may be left at www.dayfunerals.com.
Arrangements are by the Day Funeral Home in Randolph.
This obituary first appeared in the October 4, 2012 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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