ASHTON, Ronald Alfred

March 5, 1942 – December 20, 2014

It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of Ronald Ashton, aged 72, with his family by his side on December 20, 2014.

Ron is survived by his loving family; wife, two daughters, two sisters and brother.

Ron was born in Guelph, Ontario and dedicated 42 years to his successful career with the Royal Bank. His work provided an opportunity for him and his family to live in different cities throughout the world. After his retirement, Ron and his wife settled in Nanaimo, BC.

Family and friends will remember Ron as a hardworking, adventurous individual who brought laughter with his jokes and pranks. He loved to travel and participated in acting, directing, singing and dancing with community theater groups.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the all the medical staff; doctors, nurses from the Cancer Clinic and the NRGH Palliative Care Unit for providing outstanding care for Ron.

Memorial service will be held at St. Andrews United Church, 311 Fitzwilliam St, Nanaimo, BC on January 9th, 2015 at 1:30 pm, with Rev. Wilber James officiating. Tea, coffee and dessert to follow. Flowers gratefully declined. If so desired, donations can be made to Nanaimo Regional General Hospital or Nanaimo Community Hospice Society or Canadian Cancer Society.

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