Ronald L. “Ron” Rousse, 81, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014.
He was born April 15, 1933, in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, and moved to this area 17 years ago from Clinton Township, Mich.
Ron was a former member of the Knights of Columbus and the Englewood Elks, and was an avid golfer. He was a member of St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church in Port Charlotte.
Ron is survived by his wife of 61 years, Gerri; daughter, Debra (Irvin) Martin of Kingsville, Ontario, Canada; son, Larry Rousse of Oro-Medonte, Ontario, Canada; grandchildren, Ronald (Svetlana) Rousse, Kristy (Scott) Nagy, Angeline (Eric) Ginter and Chad Martin; and six great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. today, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church, 1441 Spear St., Port Charlotte.
Memorial donations may be made to Tidewell Hospice Inc., 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238; or the National Kidney Foundation of Florida, 1040 Woodcock Road, Suite 119, Orlando, FL 32803.