Ronald Winkler

Ronald Edward Winkler, age 63, of Stratford, beloved husband of Susan (Lowrey) Winkler, entered eternal life Friday, February 2, 2007 at his home with his loving family at his side. Mr. Winkler was born December 1, 1943 in Bridgeport, son of the late Edward Thomas and Dorothy Anne (Siksay) Winkler and had been a lifetime area resident. He was a retired City of Bridgeport Police officer, Division of Campus Security, University of Bridgeport. He was a loving and caring person, who donated his time to many causes including being very active in Stratford's American Cancer Society, Relay for Life program, as well as his work at the Ron Cali Rehabilitation Center. He was a connoisseur of great food, an avid sports fan, loved his Boston Red Sox and his Washington Red Skins and a member of the Gaelic American Club, Fairfield. In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by his four cherished children, Bryan Lowrey of Austin, Texas, Deborah Bobola and her husband, Andrew, of Newton, N.H., Kristine Barber of Sarasota, Fla. and Jennifer Rasmussen and her husband, Robert, of Stratford; two brothers, Mark Winkler and his wife, Barbara, of Milford and Edward Winkler of Bridgeport; one sister, Ruthanne Winkler and her fiancÚ, Dean Cyr, of Milford; the devoted grandfather of Logan Rasmussen, Katelyn Barber, Will Barber and Liam Rasmussen; his aunt, Ethel Siksay of Milford; and many nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to attend his funeral service on Tuesday, February 6, 2007 at 9:15 a.m. in The William R. McDonald Funeral Home, 2591 Main Street, Stratford and at 10:30 a.m. in Saint James Church, Stratford for a funeral Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow in Union Cemetery, Stratford. Friends may call Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. Donations in his memory may be made to the Stratford Relay for Life, C/O The American Cancer Society, 372 Danbury Road, Wilton, Connecticut 06897.

Published in the Connecticut Post from 2/4/2007 - 2/5/2007.

 

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