SHARON, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Pastor Ronald J. Wasilchak, 71, of Sharon, died at 9:40 a.m. Thursday, October 31, 2019, in Sharon Regional Medical Center due to a brief illness.
On July 23, 1948 Ron was born in Sharon, a son to Rose Marie (Sagulla) Wasilchak and Henry J. Wasilchak, both now deceased.
He graduated from Joe Badger High School in Kinsman, Ohio and Youngstown State University in 1972.
Ron taught speech and radio broadcasting at Struthers High School for ten years and he was a manager for WKTX Christian radio station in Mercer. He was an ordained in 1996 at Sheepsfold Ministries and was a minister of electronics. Ron also was a musician in the Bill Bevich Polks Band.
He was a member and also a pastor of Sheepfold Ministries, Sharon.
He enjoyed music, cooking and was very tech savvy for computers which he put that knowledge to use at the church.
Ron is survived by his stepdaughters, Emily Bush and Amanda Bush, both of Pittsburgh.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Henry P. Wasilchak.
Visitation will be held Friday, November 15, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at John Flynn Funeral Home & Crematory in Hermitage.
A memorial service will be held following visitation, Friday, November 15, 11:00 a.m., in the funeral home chapel.
A television tribute will air Wednesday, November 6 at the following approximate times: 12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.