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RONALD M. MATSKO

Ronald Michael Matsko, 79, of Fripp Island, SC, and husband of late Beth Matsko, passed away at his home on Thursday, April 26, 2018.

Born in Braddock, PA, he was a son of late Michael and Anna Matsko. Ronald received a BS in Electrical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. He retired from EATON Corporation. Ronald enjoyed cooking and gardening and was active in the community on Fripp Island, SC.

He is survived by his sister, Patricia Wheeler; his daughters, Donna Shipitz, Suzanne Moore and her husband Kevin, and Paige Wyatt. He leaves behind six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held on Monday, May 14, 2018, at the Fripp Island Chapel, at 11:00 am.

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  1. Tanner Esco says:

    I’m so sorry to hear that Ron has passed. Ron was my mentor at Eaton when I first started and he taught me so much. We also had many good times together and consider him a good friend. He will truly be missed!

    Sincerely,
    Tanner Esco

  2. Russell Boyce says:

    As Tanner said Ron taught me a lot too. I enjoyed visiting him through the years on Fripp. We all will miss him.

  3. Tony Ricciuti says:

    My sincere condolences on your loss. I truly enjoyed working with Ron. He made my visits to Greenwood a pleasure every time, and taught me more than I ever imagined. I will miss him greatly.

  4. Timothy G. Robirds says:

    My condolences on your loss. I first met Ron in the Westinghouse East Pittsburgh, PA, facility. His role was in the manufacturing sector there while I was in the production engineering group. Although we went our separate ways we occasionally crossed paths. Ron always had an honest and straight forward approach to life.
    He now rejoins Ron Gadagno who passed away earlier this year. Ron Gadagno also worked in Westinghouse’s East Pittsburgh and Greenwood plants.

  5. Larry Lukunich says:

    My deepest sympathies to the entire related Matsko family in Pennsylvania. Sixty years ago, Ron, his Dad and I used to hunt small game on PA rural farms. Those were the good old days.

  6. Larry and Judy Yonce says:

    Our condolences to Ron’s family in this time of loss. Ron was our dear friend and I worked closely with him at Eaton. Ron was an exceptional electrical engineer with great principle and conviction. He taught me to make some of the most fantastic dishes and each time we cook them we will always think of him.

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