Ronald Harry MacFarlane, 83, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at Pinebrook Rehabilitation Center, Venice, Fla., with his loving wife by his side.
He was born May 10, 1930 in Woodstock, N.B., Canada.
Ronald had a lengthy career in the Heavy Equipment business with both Jordan Milton Machinery, New Hampshire, and Chadwick Baross, Maine and New Hampshire. He finished out his career with his own Heavy Equipment Appraisal company, C.E.A., from which he retired. Ronald moved from Concord, N.H., to Englewood, in 1996.
Ronald was a 44-year member of Blazing Star Eureka Lodge, Concord, during which he held the office of Master from 1983-1984, member of Easter Star, Boscawen, N.H., member of Valley of Concord & Nashua Scottish Rite Freemasonry, member of Englewood Shrine Club, Englewood, member of Sahib Shrine Club, Sarasota, Fla., as well as being active with Englewood Methodist Church, Englewood, Fla.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 62 years, Marjorie of Englewood; daughter, Lisa (Mark) Pavitt, of Nevada; and two granddogs, Rupert and Bradley.
A celebration of life is being held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at Englewood United Methodist Church.
Arrangements are by Lemon Bay Funeral Home and Cremation Services.