Westminster- Ronald Carl Roth, 91, died peacefully, Friday, January 13, 2023, at the Manor on the Hill Assisted Living.
He was the husband of the late Barbara (Erlewein) Roth.
He leaves four sons, Bruce Roth, and his wife Lynn of Jefferson, Patrick Roth, and his partner, Michael Morris of Provincetown, Michael Roth, and his wife, Michelle Roth of Summerville, SC; one daughter, Pamela Predergast, and her husband Tom of Westminster; one daughter-in-law, Laurie Roth of Westminster; seven grandchildren, Alexis Hornyak, and her husband Jason of Wantage NJ, Maximilian Roth, and her fiancee Rachel Jenkins Summerville SC, James Roth, and Lily Roth both of Jefferson, Thomas Prendergast wife Kelley Westminster, Mathew Prendergast, and his wife Kelsey Manchester VT, Jonathan Prendergast, and his girlfriend Lauren Cheney Rutland VT; six great-grandchildren, Evelyn Hornyak of Wantage NJ, Thomas, Sophie, Gavin Prendergast, all three of Westminster, and Avery, Calvin Prendergast, both of Manchester VT.
Ronald is predeceased by a son, Scott Roth who died in 2006.
He was born in Grand Rapids, MI on June 26, 1931, a son of the late Lawrence C and Mary (Michalski) Roth. He graduated from Davenport College in Grand Rapids with an associate's degree in Management. Ronald served in the US Marine Corps during the Korean War. He earned a good conduct medal, the Korean Service Medal, and the UN Service Medal, and was wounded when his jeep was hit by enemy fire.
He worked for Transamerica Freight Lines as a terminal manager, Mead Containers in Gardner as a manager, in private real estate sales, for Harrington Richardson, and MRI Resources as a sales manager.
Ron was an avid hunter in his younger years and a lifelong fisherman. He was an avid golfer, he enjoyed collecting guns. He enjoyed camping and traveled the country in an RV with his wife Barbara. In later years he became a wood carver.
Funeral services will be private at the Woodside Cemetery, 9 Narrows Road, Westminster, MA 01473.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in his name to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at https://www.cff.org
To leave an online condolence please visit, www.mackfamilyfh@gmail.
Mack Funeral Home, 105 Central Street, Gardner, MA 01440 has been entrusted with Mr. Roth’s funeral arrangements.
Kevin J. Mack, Walter C. Taylor, and Douglas M. Stone, funeral directors.