Ronald John Downey, 75, passed away at The Jordan Lifecare Centre, The Glades, on December 29, 2019. Ron was born in Moncton and raised in Hillsborough. As the only child of John Downey and Eleanor (Wilson Downey Steeves) he was the last surviving member of his immediate family although he had many relatives and friends.
After graduation from Hillsborough consolidated, he spent 10 years in the R.C.A.F as a radar tech. Then he worked at various jobs and self-employment.
Ron enjoyed reading, living in, then visiting the old Wilson homestead. He also enjoyed long walks and snowshoeing in the woods.
At Ron’s request, there will be no funeral or visitation. Ron’s body has been cremated and an interment service will be held at the Wilson Cemetery, 440 Beaman Road, in the spring. If desired, memorials to a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated.
Arrangements in care of The Salisbury Funeral Home, 3350 Route 106, Salisbury West, NB (372-4800)