Ronald G. Sleezer, age 77, of Johnstown, passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at Nathan Littauer Hosptal, Gloversville after a brief illness.
He was born on March 7, 1935, a son of the late Cecil James Sleezer and Ester Conover Sleezer.
He was a 1953 graduate of Johnstown High School, and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army.
Ronald was employed as a leather worker and was employed with several local tanneries until his retirement.
He was also an avid hunter and fisherman.
Survivors include his wife, Sandra Sleezer; two sons, Donald (Denise) Sleezer of Whitesboro and Daniel (Celia) Sleezer of Gloversville; three grandchildren, Brandon, Lauren and Trevor Sleezer; one great-granddaughter, Lauryn Shoemaker; two brothers, Richard (Kathe) Sleezer of Wanaque, New Jersey and Larry (Marge) Sleezer of Johnstown; several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his siblings, Robert, Ralph, James Sleezer, Dorothy Elmendorf and Carol Morris.
A graveside service will be conducted on Saturday, January 19, at 10:30 a.m. at the Fern Dale Cemetery, Johnstown.
In keeping with Mr. Sleezer's wishes, there will be no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers. memorial contributions may be made in his memory to an animal shelter of your choice.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the A.G. Cole Funeral Home Inc., 215 East Main Street, Johnstown.
Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting our website at www.agcolefuneralhome.com.