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Ronald J. Mlinarchik

d. October 16, 2020

Mlinarchik – Ronald J., 70, Benshoff Hill, passed away on October 16th, 2020 at Conemaugh Medical Center. He was born June 27th, 1950 in Johnstown. Son of John and Anna (Kubara) Mlinarchik. Preceded in death by his parents and grandchildren Kari Ann, Emma Ann, and Nathan Hunter Croyle, mother-in-law Pat Pasternak; step father-in-law, Robert Pasternak; and father-in-law Nick Trio. Survived by his wife, Anna Marie; children, April Marie Croyle (Brad), Hartville, OH; Megan Mlinarchik-Gutierrez  (Christina), Aurora, CO; and Erin Anderson (Gareth), Lees Summit, MO. Grandchildren: Leighton John and Hayden Ann Croyle; Evva Josephine, Loren Samuel, and Matilda Betz Anderson. Sisters Linda Zalnerowitz, Tucson, AZ; and Peggy Antolik (David), Jennerstown, PA. Also loving cat, Madison. Ron retired after 36 years from the USPS as a postmaster and was also employed at the Harris Funeral Home where he worked part-time and full-time over 33 years. Ron was passionate about funeral service and was well known to many people and funeral homes for operating the Harley-Davidson Tombstone motorcycle hearse. Ron loved camping and boating at Raystown Lake. Friends received from 4-8 pm Tuesday and from 9 am until time of service at 10 am Wednesday at the Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland. The Very Rev. Protopresbyter Robert Buczak, officiating. Interment will be at the Christ the Savior Cemetery, Benshoff Hill. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Christ the Savior Cathedral, Eternal Memory Endowment Fund, 249 Butler Ave, Johnstown, PA 15906, in memory of Ron. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. (Online condolences may be posted to

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