August 25, 1941 - May 6, 2021
Ronald George Klaswick, age 79, passed away at his home in Matthews, North Carolina, surrounded by the love of his family on Thursday, May 6, 2021. He was born on August 25, 1941 in Spangler, Pennsylvania to George Klaswick and Bertha (Wartko) Klaswick. Ron attended St. BenedictParochial Schooland John Carroll High School in Carrolltown, PA, and he went on to graduate from the University of Maryland with a transportation degree. On May 4, 1963, he married his angel Barbara (Nalisnick) Klaswick in Elmora, PA. Together, they had three children. Ron worked for Transcon Trucking Company and was a consummate salesman for Wayside Furniture Co and the National Federation of Independent Business, and he and Bobbi owned their own company, In Compliance Products. Ron and Bobbi traveled the country together moving to Washington, DC, Maryland, Georgia, California, Connecticut, Alaska, Montana, Tennessee, and finally settling in Matthews, NC for the past 25 years. Ron lived a life of service to others. He was a friend of Bill for 37 years, and he changed the lives of many friends one day a time.He volunteered at the USO for 7 years at the Charlotte airport. Ron loved fishing, especially salmon fishing on the Kenai River with his son, Rob, and his sons-in-law, Bruce and Troy. He could make any activity a fun adventure--creating forts and scavenger hunts, starting snowball fights and guiding nature walks in the backyard. He always found a way to celebrate all occasions in a creative way, including humorous ditties and homemade signs and banners. His friends and family will definitely remember his corny jokes and his unique sense of humor.Ron loved his garden and often shared his fruits and vegetables with friends and family. Left to honor Ron and remember his love are his beloved wife of 58 years, Bobbi; his three children, RobertKlaswick and his wife, Amber, Michele York and her husband, Bruce York,and Kelley Brewer and her husband, Troy Brewer, and his sister, Connie Myers and her husband, Larry, and their daughters, Suzie and Kathy. Ron, known lovingly as PopPop, was adored by his 6 grandchildren, William York (19), Erin York (16), Dylan York (16), Josephine Brewer (12), Makena Klaswick (10), and Caleb Brewer (8). Ron was preceded in death by his parents. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 11:00AM at St. Matthew Catholic Church, 8015 Ballantyne Commons Parkway, Charlotte NC 28277. Those attending the service will be required to wear a mask.The family will greet friends and family at their home following the service. The family asks that memorials be sent in Ron’s memory to American Heart Association. Please visit us at www.heritagecares.com for an online guest and condolence registry.
Ronald George Klaswick, age 79, passed away at his home in Matthews, North Carolina, surrounded by the love of his family on Thursday, May 6, 2021. He was born on August 25, 1941 in Spangler, Pennsylvania to George Klaswick and Bertha (Wartko)... View Obituary & Service Information
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