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Ronald Handwork

August 1, 1939 — March 2, 2021

NORTH LIMA — Ronald D. Handwork, 81, passed away Tuesday March 2, 2021, at his home.

He was born Aug. 1, 1939, in Youngstown, a son of the late John and Doris Graham Handwork.

Ronald started a career at Fithians Vault Co. in 1957 until 1970. In 2000, he retired from GM Lordstown. He was an avid NASCAR and Steelers fan. Ronald loved his grandchildren and dining out.

His wife, Mary Ann Reed Handwork, whom he married March 30, 1959, passed away Feb. 21, 2008.

Ronald is survived by his daughter, Mary Alice Hunt of Texas; a sister, Judy (Ace) Patrick of Vienna; three brothers, Harold (Joyce) Handwork of Salem, Jack (Trudy) Handwork of Cape Coral, Fla. and Chuck (Kathy) Handwork of Georgia; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law; three brothers-in-law; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by a son and daughter-in-law, Ronald “Bud” and Cindy Handwork; and a sister, Marsha Fink.

Family and friends may call Friday, March 12, 2021, from noon to 1 p.m. at Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Jackson-Milton Chapel, where a service will follow at 1 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, material tributes may take the form of donations to Truth Baptist Church PO BOX 115, Atwater, OH 44201.

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Visitation

Friday, March 12, 2021

12:00 - 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Higgins - Reardon Funeral Homes

439 S Salem-Warren Rd, North Jackson, OH 44451

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Funeral Service

Friday, March 12, 2021

Starts at 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Higgins - Reardon Funeral Homes

439 S Salem-Warren Rd, North Jackson, OH 44451

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