Ronald Paul Farnsworth Sr.

January 29, 1947May 9, 2019

Ronald Paul Farnsworth, Sr., 72, of Clearfield, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019 at his home. Mr. Farnsworth was born January 29, 1947 in New Millport, the son of Russell William and Bertha Mae (Chittester) Farnsworth. He was a retired truck driver. Mr. Farnsworth was Baptist by Faith. He was a United States Army Veteran having served two tours in Vietnam. Mr. Farnsworth was a life member of the Clearfield Veterans of Foreign Wars F. Michael Sicks Post No. 1785 and the Clearfield Eagles. Ronald is survived by three children; Diana Herr and her husband Fritz of Washington, Ronald P. Farnsworth, Jr. of Clearfield and Franklin R. Farnsworth and his wife Danielle of Massachusetts, nine grandchildren, three siblings; Robert Farnsworth of Bradford, Chuck Farnsworth of Indianapolis, IN and Ginny Wiedow of Kane and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and eight siblings; Arch, Tom, Russ and Dick Farnsworth, Mabel Andrus, Norma Jean Farnsworth, Sandy Baker and Helen Pardee. A graveside service will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery Chapel, St. Mary’s, PA on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 11:00 AM with Father Pio Adamonis O.S.B. officiating. Military Honors will be accorded at the cemetery by the St. Mary’s Servicemen’s Burial Detail. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Wounded Warrior Project at The Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc. of Clearfield are in charge of the arrangements. To send online tributes go to or


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Ronald Paul Farnsworth Sr.

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shirley barr

May 11, 2019

RIP Ron. We spent many years playing cards at your house next door.