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Thos. L. Shinn Funeral Home

10 Hilliard Drive, Manahawkin, NJ

OBITUARY

Ronald R. Schoka

August 26, 1943June 21, 2019
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Ronald R. Schoka, 75, of Key Largo, Florida, formerly of Manahawkin, NJ passed away peacefully on Friday, June 21, 2019. He is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Barbara, his loving children, Bob (Margaret) and Jennifer Gore (Gary) and his precious granddaughter, Riley. He is also survived by his brother, Andrew (Rita) and his loving nieces and nephew.

Ronald proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force from 1962 until his discharge in 1964. He received his Doctorate in Education from Nova University. Ron was an administrator at Ocean County Vocational Technical School (OCVTS), until his retirement in 2000. He served on the Stafford Township Board of Education for several years. In 2018, he became certified as a Community Emergency Response Team Volunteer for Natural Disaster Relief for Monroe County Emergency Management.

He enjoyed boating, he was a Ham Radio operator and he belonged to the Old Barney Amateur Radio Club. He also enjoyed doing woodworking and photography. His most cherished times were the times spent with his family.

Visitation will be held Sunday, June 30, 2019 from 2:00pm-6:00pm at the Thos L. Shinn Funeral Home, 10 Hilliard Dr., Manahawkin. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, July 1, 2019 at 10:00am at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Long Beach Blvd. Brant Beach with burial to follow at Lake Nelson Cemetery, 606 S. Randolphville Rd., Piscataway.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ronald’s name to:

Miami Cancer Institute 8900 N. Kendall Dr., Miami, FL 33176

Baptist Health South Florida-Mariners Hospital 91500 Overseas Hwy. Tavernier, FL 33070 or Key Largo Volunteer Ambulance Corps. 98600 Overseas Hwy. Key Largo, Fl. 33037 To leave online condolences for the family, please visit www.shinnfuneralhome.com

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, June 30, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, July 1, 2019
  • Committal Service Monday, July 1, 2019

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Pamela (Wickberg) Lynch

June 29, 2019

Dear Barbara,
So sorry to read of Ron's passing............what a shock as I did not know he was sick. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. GOD says...........you are never alone.
Blessings, Pamela (Wickberg) Lynch

John and Jessica Oleszkiewicz

June 28, 2019

Ron was a great man and exceptional educator. May your positive memories of him comfort you during this difficult time.
John and Jessica Oleszkiewicz

Darlene Weidemann

June 25, 2019

I am so sorry for your loss. Ron was a wonderful man who I had the pleasure to work with at OCVTS. My condolences to his family.

Darlene

Bob @ Pat Ronca

June 24, 2019

Dear Barb and Family, our sincere sympathy on the loss of Ron. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Bob and Pat

Dave Lengyel

June 23, 2019

My thoughts and prayers are with the family may he Rest In Peace
Sincerely David lengyel

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