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Ronald W. Gatrell

March 13, 1946 ~ February 3, 2020 (age 73)

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Howland – Ronald W. Gatrell, 73, passed away Monday, February 3, 2020 at the Hospice House in Poland with his family by his side.

            He was born March 13, 1946, in Sedalia, MO, the son of Howard and Lois Gatrell.

            He was a 1964 graduate of Newbury High School. He retired in 2011 as the owner and operator of Warren Seat Cover on Elm Rd. for 47 years. He enjoyed all sports especially the Cleveland Browns and Cleveland Indians.

            Ronald Served our country in the U.S. Marines during the Viet Nam War.

            He is survived by his wife Irma “Nina” Gatrell whom he married August 10, 1968, three children Donna (Dale) Boggs of Niles, Richard (Lori) Gatrell of Warren, and Tammy (Rob) Erro of Simpsonville, SC, four grandchildren Nicole, Morgan, Madison, and Jacob, two great grandchildren Jadina and Ashley, a brother John Gatrell of Howland and a sister Teresa (Christopher) Terry of St. Joseph, MI.

            He is preceded in death by his father Howard Gatrell and mother Lois (Gatrell) Baran and a brother Gary Gatrell.

            Family and friends may pay their respects from Thursday, February 6, 2020 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel 1884 North Rd. NE, Warren, Ohio 44483.

            A Military Service will be Friday at 11:00 a.m. at the Funeral Home followed by a service with Pastor Rick Oaks officiating.

            Burial will be in the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman, Ohio with Military Honors.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be in Ronald’s name to the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center 10701 East Blvd. Cleveland, Ohio 44106 or the Hospice House 9803 Sharrott Rd. Poland, Ohio 44514.

            Family and friends may visit to view this obituary, sign the guestbook, and send condolences to Ronald’s family.

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February 6, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel
1884 North Road NE
Warren, OH 44483

Funeral Service
February 7, 2020

11:00 AM
Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel
1884 North Road NE
Warren, OH 44483


Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
10701 East Blvd., Cleveland OH 44106

Hospice House
9803 Sharrott Rd., Poland OH 44514

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