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Mr. Ronald T. (Fletch) Fletcher, 54


Mr. Ronald T. (Fletch) Fletcher, 54 of 6729 SR3001, Meshoppen, PA, passed away suddenly from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident, that happened Saturday evening, April 23, 2011, on SR3004, in Auburn Twp., Susquehanna Co., PA.

Born in Meshoppen on Sept. 12, 1956, he was the son of the late William, Jr. and Helen Suscavage Fletcher. Growing up and spending most of his life near Meshoppen, he was a graduate of the Elk Lake High School class of 1974. After graduation he served his country in the U.S. Air Force.

For the last few years, he was employed by Sandvik Steel, in Clarks Summit. In his spare time, Fletch, enjoyed the time that he got to spend, gardening with his grandchildren. He also loved to cook and enjoyed listening to music. Fletch especially enjoyed the time spent with his family and many friends, and just being in the outdoors.

Surviving are his wife of 27 years, the former Sandra Lownes of Meshoppen; his children, Lucas Fletcher and his fiancé' Tina Kranick of Meshoppen; Jesse Sue Fletcher, of Perham, MN; Stephanie Lownes of Meshoppen and Jason and his wife, Kimberly Rachlin, of Philadelphia; his eight grandchildren, Kameron Fletcher, Aleksa Fletcher, Jayden Sack, Emily Miller, Ryan Miller, Zackary Miller, Michael Rios and Anthony Rios and his great-granddaughter, Jada Rios. Fletch is also survived by his sister, Lorraine and her husband Greg Gibson, of Littleton, CO, and several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was preceded  in death by a brother, William D. (Biggs) Fletcher, who passed  away  on June 1, 2008.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday afternoon, April 30  at 3 p.m. at the Rought Hall Post #510 American Legion, in Black Walnut, with Rev. Gary Myers of the Meshoppen Biblical Baptist Church officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of the family at a later date. Family and friends may call at the Legion Post on Saturday from 2 p.m. until the time of the service.

Arrangements were made through the Sheldon Funeral Home, Main St., Meshoppen.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make memorial contributions to the Special Olympics Chapter of the donor’s choice.


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