SPRINGFIELD — A Funeral service for Ronald M. Neronsky 65, who passed away on Feb. 8, at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 15 at the Davis Memorial Chapel. Reverend Thomas Charlton pastor of the First Baptist Church in Chester will officiate. Burial will be in the Oakland Cemetery in the spring. Friends may call at the Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield today Thursday, Feb. 14 from 6-9 p.m.
He was born March 17, 1947 in Springfield, the son of Mitchell and Gertrude (Demers) Neronsky.
He attended Springfield schools and graduated from Springfield High School class of 1965. He attended Keene State College, left school to serve in the United States Army in Vietnam and returned to Keene State graduating in 1973. He was a member and president of the Alpha Pi Tau Fraternity.
On October 15, 1977 he was married to Brenda S. Merrow at Calvary Baptist Church in Springfield.
Mr. Neronsky was employed as an Administrative Supply Technician in the United States Army and the Army National Guard for a combined 21 years of service. He was deployed with the Vermont National Guard and served as a supply sergeant in Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Storm.
Mr. Neronsky was employed as an Administrative Assistant at Dufresne-Henry Engineering and later Stantec in North Springfield, Vermont for 19 years, retiring in 2007.
He was 2nd Battalion Cmdr. Col of the Vermont State Guard, a member of the Robert L. Johnson V.F.W. post 771 in Springfield, a member of the Precision Valley Rod & Gun Club and a member of the National Rifle Association.
He played lead guitar in the Country Western Band Green Mountain Express for several years.
He is survived by his wife Brenda of Springfield, one daughter, Deena Mehta and her husband Amit of Brooklyn, N.Y.; one sister Linda Carroll and her husband Jack of Chester; one brother Douglas Neronsky of Springfield; one grandson Ian Mehta of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and one nephew Scott Carroll of Springfield.
He was predeceased by his parents, Mitchell and Gertrude Neronsky.
Contributions may be made in his memory to the Springfield Hospital Oncology Department 25 Ridgewood Road Springfield, Vermont 05156.
This obituary first appeared in the Feb. 14, 2013 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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