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Ronald Andrew Pinkosky

February 6, 1943 ~ February 16, 2021 (age 78)

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Ronald Andrew Pinkosky,78 of Mt. Pleasant, Passed away peacefully, Tuesday evening, February 16,2021, in the comfort of his home.

He was born February 6, 1943 in Scottdale, the son of the late Andrew and Betty Santmeyer Pinkosky.

Ronald was a Graduate of Scottdale High School Class of 1961. He proudly served during the Vietnam War with the 1st Marine Air Wing- Marine Helicopter Squadron HMM 162 in Vietnam, Danang Air Base. He was Recipient of 2 Air Combat Medals, The Combat Air Crew Wings with three Combat Stars, the Sikorsky winged “S”, the Arm Forces Expeditionary Medal, and the Good Conduct Medal, 1st Award, also the Good Conduct Medal Award, Commences August 7, 1964, 2nd Award.

He was a member of the Vietnam helicopter Association, Hecla Sportsman Club, Mt. Pleasant, V.F.W Post #3368, and Slavonic American Home Association of United.

Ronald retired from Sales and Service at Hobart.

Ronald enjoyed fly fishing, Hunting, and 4X4 off Roading in his Jeep.

Those left to Honor Ronald’s Life Include:

His loving Wife Candace Brindle Pinkosky, whom he married July 21, 1978

His Children:

Lisa Campagna and Craig of Mt. Pleasant

Kristen Pinkosky and Chuck Heckman of Acme

His Brother Larry Pinkosky and wife Priscilla of Acme

His two Loving Grandchildren

Ashley Formato and Sadie Formato both of Mt. Pleasant

Ronald’s family and friends are cordially invited to the Frank Kapr Funeral Home, In. 417 Pittsburgh St. Scottdale, Friday from 4PM-8PM

Ronald’s Funeral Liturgy will be held at 11AM, Saturday, in the Frank Kapr Funeral Home, Inc. with Father Oleh Seremchuk, Pastor of St. John Byzantine Catholic Church as Facilitator.

Committal Services and Interment will follow in St. John Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, Scottdale.

 A Special Thank You to the Medi Home Hospice for all their help and support, as well as the Veteran Affairs of Westmoreland County and the Greensburg VA Clinic.

Military Honors will be accorded by the Mt. Pleasant VFW Honor Guard Post #3368 on Friday at 7:30PM at the Funeral Home.

“Being a Marine, Ron fought a good fight”

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Military Honors
February 19, 2021

7:30 PM
Frank Kapr Funeral Home, Inc.
417 Pittsburgh Street
Scottdale, PA 15683

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