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Ronald "Ron" Joseph Hale

May 25, 2023


HALE, Ronald “Ron” Joseph – Suddenly as the result of a car accident on Thursday, May 25, 2023 in his 68th year. Cherished partner of Chris Davis for 34 years. Loving brother of Robert (Pat) Hale, Marie (Peter) Vaillancourt, Gina (Brent) Gerrie, and Kevin (Carol) Hale; and brother-in-law of Jenny Davis and Ted Davis. Dear uncle of Nathan (Amanda), Alicia (Derek), Jon, James, Justin, Matthew (Kayla), Lizzie (Cody), and God-daughter Hanna (Benn). Also remembered by Chris’ many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Cyril and Jean Hale, and infant sister Mary. 

Ron loved life and lived it to the fullest. He was a dedicated parishioner of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church in Ayton. Ron was a life-long sports fan, and was particularly fond of the Toronto Blue Jays. His passions included gardening, tending to his flowers, and taking care of animals, especially his beloved cats. 

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 943 Caroline Street, Ayton, on Thursday, June 8, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Mount Forest. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Ron are asked to consider Cancer Patient Services. Arrangements entrusted to the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest. 


Sending all our love to Chris and the Hale Family. Ron will be greatly missed, he has left a lasting impression in all of our hearts. His kindness and love was felt every time we had the opportunity to visit together. The world has truly lost a very special person, we will keep our memories close. Hugs and love to you all. XO

— Todd, Lindsay, Clark, Ian & Blair Cowan, June 7, 2023

Dear Chris and the Hale Family! We were so saddened to hear of Ron’s passing, he will be so missed by everyone! Rest in peace Ron! Thinking of you all! Brian & Bonnie Cowan and family.

— Brian and Bonnie Cowan, June 7, 2023

I'm sorry to hear the passing of Ron.
I'm a good friend of Rob and family members
My thoughts are with you all.

— Cecil D Frank, June 5, 2023

Ron has left us but he will never be forgotten! He has left behind so many precious memories in my heart.❤️ Fly high and rest easy my dear Cuz! ❤️❤️❤️

— Colleen Gemin, June 3, 2023

So sorry to hear that Ron had passed away so tragically. We are sending our sincere condolences & hugs to you Chris. Rest In Peace Ron.

— Corinne & David Teschke, June 2, 2023

Deepest condolences Chris on hearing of Ron’s sudden passing. Many fond memories from days long past in Toronto. Ron had such an endearing personality and sense of humour. He was a real character and never failed to light up a room! RIP Ron.

— Colin Booth, June 2, 2023

Dear Chris and the Hale family,
We were devastated to hear of Ron’s passing. We are thinking of you all and praying that you can find some peace knowing that he is watching over all of you, with that beautiful smile on his face.
Love to you all,
John and Daphne

— Daphne Hale, June 1, 2023

Chris I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

— Sharon Wilson, June 1, 2023

So sorry to hear of your loss Chris . RIP Ron

— Bob and Theresa, June 1, 2023

Chris, our deepest sympathy at this terrible loss for you.
We will miss Ron's smiling face as he greeted us at St. Peter's in Ayton, while ringing the bell to announce the beginning of Mass.
Grace & Kim Lennox

— Grace Lennox, June 1, 2023

Dearest Chris and the Hale family, thinking of you all during this difficult time. Ron was great man and he will be missed. Patrick and I have many great memories of Ron. He will not be forgotten. May he rest in peace. Sincerely, Patrick and Sandy

— Sandy and Patrick Turner, June 1, 2023

Marie and Peter. We are sorry to hear of the loss of your brother Ron 😢. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. Jackie and Mark Calma

— Jackie and Mark Calma, May 31, 2023

Dear Chris, our thoughts and prayers are with you all now. We were so sorry to hear about Ron. Make he rest in peace. Please take care of yourself and remember all the good times with Ron.

— Carl & Colleen Dalla Costa, May 31, 2023


Ron and you hold a special place in our hearts and lives. What a joy to have lived next door and shared so many good times together - too many to count. We pray for God's peace and comfort for you and Ron's family in this very difficult time. Ron is dancing in heaven - no more pain - - -

Sharon and Ron

— Sharon and Ron, May 31, 2023

Sending our love and support during this very difficult time. Ron was well loved and will be dearly missed.

Deb, Tim and Ben Fletcher

— DEBBIE FLETCHER, May 31, 2023

Chris ,
Condolences to you and the family for
your loss
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

— Albert and Kathy Swales, May 31, 2023

Our deepest condolences to Chris and all of his family. Ron you will surely be missed by all who knew you. May his soul RIP. We will forever cherish his memories. We had lots of laughs .
Brenda and Rudy.

— Brenda Samson, May 31, 2023

Chris, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My prays are for you and Ron's family. Marj & Lily, Scott and Jo-Anne.

— Marjorie Young, May 31, 2023

So very sorry Chris and family. Our sincere condolences. Ron was a very well liked individual and he surely will be missed around Silent Valley. May your many fond memories carry you through this very trying time. Sandy and Garry

— Garry and Sandy Woodcock, May 30, 2023

Chris Doug and I are so sorry to hear of Ron’s sudden passing please know our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Cherish all your wonderful memories and let them give you comfort in the difficult days ahead
Ron we are going to miss that wonderful smile forever. It was always such a pleasure to see you and the unexpected calls out of the blue to chat about nothing or just to compare notes on our kitties. Rest in peace dear friend until we meet again
Love & stuff
Doreen and Doug

— Doreen Kendall, May 30, 2023

Although we only knew Chris and Ron for a few years we grew very fond of them. Ron was a wonderful man. Always had a smile on his face. We are shocked and saddened by his untimely passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with Chris and the Families. R.I.P to a truly special person.

— Mike and Erin Korpi, May 30, 2023

Dear Chris,
We are shocked and saddened by this news. We know what a dynamic duo you two were! I loved our "tomato" visits and I especially loved speaking with Ron on Wednesday. I will carry his voice with me for always!
Much love and hugs! XOX

— Mary Jo & Bob Renzella, May 30, 2023

Paul and Heather Litwiller send our prayers and Condolences to Chris and Family on the passing on Ron. We will miss him dearly.

— Paul and Heather Litwiller, May 30, 2023

We wish to send our deepest condolences, love, sympathy, strength and support to each of you.
Those we love never truly leave us!
Ron will be forever be in our hearts.
Jane & Grant McDonald

— Jane and Gant MCDONALD, May 30, 2023

May God comfort you and give you the strength to ease your pain. Knowing that Ron is in a better place that we all seek should give you the strength to see Gods will.

We will pray for you and Ron that this will pass with Gods aid.

Love you

Reno and Jean

— Reno and Jean, May 30, 2023

To Kevin & Carol and Gina, Brent & family … my deepest sympathies… may wonderful memories of Ron help you through this difficult time … and my heart goes out to Chris for the loss of a cherished partner.

— Helen Kestner, May 30, 2023

Please let us offer you our compassion at this time.

— Sam and Bonnie Campbell, May 30, 2023

Oh how I will miss his smile and our wee chats at home hardware....so sorry to hear of this sad news
I will look forward to seeing your sweet smile on the other side Ron
Sherry/paint girl

— Sherry Kerr, May 30, 2023

Chris, so sorry to hear of your loss. I will think of Ron often and the great chats we had together.

— Marjorie Young, May 30, 2023

I am so sorry for your loss Chris. Ron was a wonderful to see around the trailer. His smiling face will be missed.

— Jennifer Makinson, May 30, 2023

Dear Marie, Peter and sons, we are very sorry to hear of the sudden loss of your brother and uncle.Our thoughts and prayers for all of you and the families affected. God's peace for all during these difficult days. Poppy and Vivi

— Larry and Vivian Becker, May 30, 2023

We are so sorry to hear this sad news. Our thoughts & prayers are with you Chris. Love
Bonnie & Brian

— Bonnie Quinn, May 30, 2023

So sorry to hear of your lost Chris RIP Ron

— Theresa Mcbride, May 30, 2023

Deepest condolences to you Chris, Ron will be missed by all. We will always remember and cherish the fun times we had together.
Sam and Robin

— Robin Pennisi, May 30, 2023

So sorry to hear of Ron’s pass. Sending sincere condolences to you and your families.

— Laverne Baldwin, May 30, 2023

Ron. You will be forever in my heart and memories
Chris, I am so sorry for your loss, my sympathies to the entire Hale clan.

— David Hubley, May 30, 2023

We are so sorry to hear of Ron's sudden passing. Sending heartfelt condolences to Chris and their families. RIP Ron, you will be missed very much ❤️

— Jane Hull & Paul Dalley, May 30, 2023

I am so sorry to hear of Ron's passing. My condolences to his family and to Chris.

— Roslyn Fortier, May 30, 2023

So sorry to hear that Ron has passed. He will surely be missed, condolences to Chris and the family!

— Allan and Sharon Olsen, May 30, 2023

Very sorry for your loss,may he R.I.P.

— Ambrose, May 29, 2023

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