Ronald Rector

Ronald J. Rector

Tuesday, June 2nd, 1936 - Saturday, September 5th, 2020
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Ronald J. “Ronnie” Rector, 84, of Plattsburgh passed away peacefully Saturday, September 5, 2020 at the home he built with his loving family by his side under the care of Hospice of the North Country. He was born in Troy, NY on June 20, 1936 the son of Roy and Eva (Bashaw) Rector.
Ronnie retired from Clinton Correctional Facility after thirty years of service as an Correction Officer. He will be remembered for his masonry work. Ronnie enjoyed hunting, fishing, archery, having created many bows and spending time with family and friends.
He was predeceased by his parents.
Ronnie is survived by his wife of sixty years Marianne (McMartin) Rector, his children; Beth (Richard) Jaques of Stafford, VA, Joseph (Kathryn) Rector of Plattsburgh, Michael (JoAnne) Rector of Salt Lake City, Utah, Matthew (Susan) Rector of Richmond, VT, eight grandchildren, two great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and his canine companion Molly.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John’s Church.
Interment will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
Friends wishing may make donations to Hospice of the North Country.
Arrangements are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901. Online condolences may be offered at
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Service Details

  • Service

    Tuesday, September 8th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Tuesday, September 8th, 2020 11:00am
    St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
    7 Margaret Street
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  • Interment

    Mount Carmel Cemetery
    South Catherine St.
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Sister Helen Hermann, SSJ

Posted at 02:57pm
On behalf of the Seton Catholic family of faith, I would like to express our deepest sympathy to Ronald's family and friends. May he rest in peace and may the angels lead him to his heavenly home.

Eric Lemza

Posted at 03:19pm
Dear JOE,Kathy and family,so sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. My condolences and prayers to all of you.

Fayrene Ashline

Posted at 08:25am
Dear Joe, Kathy and family,
We are so sorry to hear of the death of your father and grandfather. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Fay and Joe Ashline


kathleen renner

Posted at 06:01pm
Dear Aunt Marianne, and all our family,

We are so sorry about Uncle Ronnie. He was such a kind man with a gentle strength about him. Salt of the Earth. We will all miss him greatly. We wish we could be there with you tomorrow. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Love, Kathleen, Lou, Zachary, Danielle and Abigail

Love the Phil Brown Family

Posted at 12:47pm
Sending our love, thoughts and prayers. We are so blessed to be part of the Jaques/Rector families. Praying Gods perfect peace surrounds you all.
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