RONALD F. WOS, 85, of Little Falls died Tuesday, June 9, at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson.
Born in Jersey City, NJ, Mr. Wos resided there and attended Snyder High School before moving to Point Pleasant Beach for his senior year, graduating from Point Pleasant Beach High School. He then joined the US Navy, where he became one of the infamous “Tin Can Sailors” serving on the USS Miller and the USS Barry during the Korean War Era. After his Navy service, he was employed as a Commercial Artist for DeLuxe Check Printers, first in Clifton and then in West Caldwell, NJ.
Mr. Wos resided in Clifton before moving to Little Falls in 1969. After retirement, he served as a guide on the USS Edson, a decommissioned destroyer that was docked next to the USS Intrepid, New York City.
A man of many interests, Mr. Wos was a boater and lifetime fisherman as well as a model builder and enthusiast specializing in boats and radio- controlled airplanes.
Survivors include: his wife of 60 years, the former Joan Allen; his daughter, Karen Wos of Woodland Park, NJ, his brother, Robert Burkowski and his wife, Gayle, of West Virginia, four nephews and nieces, Richard, Ellen, Robin and Roger, and six great-nephews and nieces.
Visitation will be from 2:00-5:00 pm Saturday Afternoon, June 13, 2020 at Bizub-Parker Funeral Home, 47 Main Street, Little Falls. Funeral and Military Honors Services will be held between 3:00 – 4:00 pm. Private Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to either Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301 or American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231. Visitors are expected to arrive with a face covering and to practice social distancing while in the funeral home.
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Disabled American Veterans
PO Box 14301, Coincinnati OH 45250-0301
American Heart Association
7272 Greenville Avenue, Dalls TX 75231