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.