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Ronald S. Gushlaw

Ronald S. Gushlaw, age 54, of Brier Hill, NY, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Monday, February 5, 2018. Arrangements are entrusted to Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg. Per his request there will be no funeral services or calling hours.

Ronald is survived by his companion, Lora Wade; Lora’s sister, Kristy Baker; Lora’s son, Dustyn Jon Wade and his wife, Ashley, Lora’s grandchildren, Sara Nicole Wade and Amber Meredith Wade; his siblings, Daren Kinch, Daniel Kinch, Dwayne Kinch and Denise Bishop; three Aunts, Robin Thayer, Debbie Taylor and Kim Hatcher and two uncles, Thomas Ray Gushlaw and Edward Allen Gushlaw and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He is predeceased by his mother, Darlene Dawn Kinch; his grandparents, Pauline and Carroll Gushlaw and an aunt, Pamela Trombly.

Ronald was born on August 4, 1963, in Buffalo, NY, the son of Darlene Dawn Kinch. Ronald met his companion, Lora Wade, on March 5, 1992, in Las Vegas, NV where they spent eleven years together. They moved to the Brier Hill area where they have currently resided for thirteen years. Mr. Gushlaw was a self-employed floor installer.

Ronald played basketball in his younger years and enjoyed watching pond hockey, being outdoors and spending time with his dogs. He was a die-hard Dallas Cowboys Fan as well as a #3 Dale Earnhardt Sr. Fan.

Donations may be made in Ronald’s memory to the St. Lawrence Valley S.P.C.A, P.O. Box 594, Ogdensburg, NY 13669.


  • Evelyn M. LaFlair Posted February 8, 2018 2:41 PM

    So very sorry for your loss and Pain!

  • Ronda compo pierce Posted February 8, 2018 3:16 PM

    Am do sorry for your lost Ronnie was a good man my sister Margaret an myself an test of family

  • Chuck and Jane Fuller Posted February 9, 2018 10:04 AM

    Sorry for your loss Prayers

  • Dawn Farr Iozzo Posted February 9, 2018 12:03 PM

    I have many fond memories of Ronnie at the KOA in Natural Bridge. I am sorry to see this. May he RIP.

  • Sherry Bond Calhoun Posted February 12, 2018 4:41 PM

    Ronnie is my cousin. My mother is Diane Gushlaw Bond, Carroll’s younger sister. My condolences to his Brothers, Aunts & Uncles. The family sends their prayers to them as well. The family of Oscar (Margie, Wanda, Jamie & Lori) Gushlaw sends their condolences as well. Thank you and God Bless!

  • Stephanie Frisina Posted February 12, 2018 6:58 PM

    Sorry for your loss. Remember Ron, from years ago. When they lived in the old homestead, behind Cameron’s. May you find peace.

  • Barb and bob McDonald Posted February 12, 2018 7:28 PM

    Bob and I are so sorry to hear of your loss of your son,he always had a smile at Price chopper

  • Doug & Cheryl Abar Posted February 13, 2018 5:34 AM

    So sorry for your loss.

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