Gasport: Ronald Carlos Rosenthal, age 74, passed away peacefully at home with his loving family by his side under the care of Niagara Hospice on April 17, 2019. He was born October 8, 1944 in Lockport to the late Carlos and Ruth (Damerow) Rosenthal.
Ron was a 1962 graduate of Roy-Hart High School. He owned and operated Rosenthal Livestock Farms for many years, and enjoyed raising calves and attending farm shows. Ron really loved the family gatherings with his five children and watching his grandchildren’s activities.
Ron is survived by his loving wife Linda (Chaffee), who he married on November 2, 1973 at the First English Lutheran Church in Lockport. He is also survived by his children, Sara L. (Joseph “Mark”) Moore of Albion, Timothy R. (Jennifer Bonfanté) Rosenthal of East Amherst, Colleen M. Rosenthal of Gasport, Kimberly S. (Craig) Oliver of Spencerport, Johnathan C. Rosenthal of Rush, grandchildren, Emily Rosenthal, Andrew, Zachary, Meganne Moore, William, Eleanor, Theodore Oliver, sister, Rhonda R. (Richard P.) Berner of Gasport, brother-in-law, Dudley (Ruth) Chaffee, sisters-in-law, LuAnn (Bruce) Devereaux, Susan (Robert) Buffin, niece, Jessica (Jim) Berner Heideman, nephew, Aaron (Jennifer) Berner, great-nephews, Jacob and Owen Berner, Jay and Gavin Heideman, cousins, several more nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, therapy companion, Winston and feline, Jack, dear friends, David (Carrie) Snediker and family, Ryan (Joanna) Farrell, Wally (Kris) Leonard, David (Joyce) Fulwell family, Doug (Lorna) Seib family, Walter “Sonny” (Judy) Librock, Bob (Bonnie) Mack and many others.
Ron’s Memorial Service will be held Saturday, April 27th at 11:00am at the East Shelby Bible Church 5278 East Shelby Rd. Medina, NY 14103 with Rev. Erik Olsen officiating. Interment will be held privately in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in Ron’s name may be made to the church or to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson Research, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, NY, NY 10163-4777 or Niagara Hospice 4675 Sunset Dr. Lockport, NY 14094.
Ron’s arrangements have been entrusted to Sherrie Bream Funeral Home of Gasport, NY.
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