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Ronald E. Zanoline, Jr.

January 6, 1962 ~ May 18, 2018 (age 56)

Ronald E. Zanoline, Jr., 56, of Drums, passed away Friday evening at the Pavilion at St. Luke Manor, surrounded by his loving wife, family, and friends, from complications of a series of strokes.

Born in Hazleton, January 6, 1962, he was the son of Ronald E. and Linda (Boock) Zanoline, Sr., Sugarloaf.  He was a 1980 graduate of West Hazleton High School, and attended the Vo-Tech School, studying Machine Shop and becoming a certified machinist.  He had lived in the Valley for his entire life.

Ronald enjoyed woodworking, restoring old cars, and riding motorcycles and was employed as a Maintenance Mechanic for Fabri-Kal, Valmont Industrial Park.

Surviving in addition to his parents, are his wife, Lillian (Hudak) Avila-Zanoline; three step-sons Roy Avila, (children Lucia, Ruby, and Amara), North Dakota; Nicholas Avila (Liberty), (son Reed), Oregon; and Steven Avila (Courtney), (son Alex), California; two brothers James Zanoline (Tammy), Zion Grove; and Daniel Zanoline, Sugarloaf; four nieces, Victoria, Lindsay, Caitlyn, and Danielle; his mother-in-law Gabriella Schwiekert, Columbiana, OH; brother-in-law Laszlo Hudak (Joan), Barnesville; and three uncles S. Robert Zanoline (Donna), Conyngham; Richard W. Zanoline (Nancy), Drums; and James Boock, Dallas.

His funeral will be held Friday at 11 am from Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. (East) 669 W. Butler Drive, Drums.  Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday evening 6-8 pm and Friday morning from 10 am until the time of the service.  Interment will take place privately.  

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