Ronald Wherry

Obituary of Ronald Alan Wherry

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Ronald Allan Wherry on February 2, 2024, at age 86.

He is survived by his loving wife of over 63 years, Barbara, his two daughters Alison and Angela, and nieces, nephews and grand-niece and grand-nephew.

He was predeceased by his father Pete, his mother Ethel, brothers Jack and Harold and sister Shirley.

Ron was born in Dunnville, Ontario, but lived most of his life in Fort Erie.  He worked for 41 years at the A&P, working all over Southern Ontario, starting as a stock boy and working his way into management.

He was a lifelong sports fan, coaching minor girls baseball for many years, cheering for the Buffalo Bills, and for several years was a season ticket holder for both the Buffalo Bisons and the Buffalo Bandits.

For many years, Ron and Barb, along with friends, travelled on many road trip adventures in Canada and the US, hunting Coke memorabilia and antiques. For years he went to the Springville Auction every week.  He enjoyed puttering around in the yard and in his garage.

Ron was a very generous and thoughtful man, always willing to help anyone in any way he could.  He made many good friends along the way, and loved driving his van, notable with its “UTURN” licence plates.

He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends, but never forgotten.

We would like to give our sincere thanks to Dr. Scher for his excellent care and counsel, and to the nurses, who cared for him at the Niagara Falls General Hospital.

Ron will be cremated and a private family interment will be held. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Fort Erie SPCA, Community Outreach Program Erie (COPE), or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. 

A celebration of Ron's life will be held on Saturday March 2nd from 1-3 PM at St. Paul's Anglican Church Hall (32 Idylewylde St, Fort Erie)

Arrangements entrusted to Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Ave., Fort Erie, Ontario.