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Ronald J. Polityka

June 12, 1959 March 30, 2018
Ronald J. Polityka
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Obituary for Ronald J. Polityka

Ronald J. Polityka, 58, of Reading, passed away Friday, March 30th.

Ron was born in Reading on June 12, 1959, a son of the late Jewel (Krause) and Leo Polityka.

He was the husband of Susan E. (Angstadt) Polityka for 35 years.

Ron was a 1977 graduate of Holy Name High School and was employed as a maintenance man at Miller Environmental, Leesport.

Ron, known as "WB3AAL" in the world of amateur radio, got his ham radio license in 1976 and delighted in operating his ham radio at home, and on the Appalachian Trail. He was most proud of his ham radio contacts on all seven continents.

He earned numerous ham radio awards including the "Atlanticon 2007 QRP Forum Speaker Recognition Award" and the "Atlantic division ARRL 2003 Technical Achievement Award."

Ron was an ardent New York Yankee fan and wore his Thuman Munson jersey, number 15, with the utmost pride.

His lifelong appreciation of the Reading Railroad manifested itself in his enthusiasm for model railroading.

Ronald is also survived by:
Two sisters, Patricia Stuart, of Safford,AZ.; Barbara, wife of Ronald Mealey, of Exeter Twp.
Two brothers, Robert, husband of Susan Polityka, of Muhlenberg Twp.; Richard Polityka, of Reading;
Also by nephews, Michael Stuart, Jeffrey Broad, and Matthew Polityka; and nieces, Erica and Dawn Kula.
Also surviving is brother-in-law, Gary C. Angstadt, many cousins, and Ron's 2 beloved cats, Leo and Lucy, both adopted from the A.R.L.

Ronald was predeceased by a nephew, Steven Broad.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, April 7th at Kissinger Church 715 Berkshire Blvd., Wyomissing, PA.

Omit flowers..Please make contributions to the Animal Rescue League, 58 Kennel Rd., Birdsboro, PA 19508 or a charity of your choice.

Interment is private .

Sanders Funeral Home and Creation Services, Inc., 1501 N. 11th St., Reading, is in charge of arrangements.

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1:00 PM 4/7/2018 1:00:00 PM
Kissinger Church

715 Berkshire Blvd.
Wyomissing, PA 19610

Kissinger Church
715 Berkshire Blvd. Wyomissing 19610 PA
United States

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Animal Rescue League

58 Kennel Rd
Birdsboro, PA 19508

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