RICHFIELD SPRINGS - Ronald J. Pavlus, 71, of Division Street, Richfield Springs, passed away Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, at Albany Medical Center, Albany.
He was born on Oct. 28, 1946, in Cooperstown, son of the late John and Anna (Devan) Pavlus.
He graduated from Owen D. Young High School, Van Hornesville, with the Class of 1964.
Mr. Pavlus was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving with the United States Army. He entered the service on Aug. 13, 1964, in Syracuse. He was honorably discharged as a SP5 on March 7, 1967.
On July 5, 1969, he was united in marriage to his wife of 48 years, the former Sandra (Fullerton) Hoage, at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Little Falls.
He was a member of the Richfield Springs VFW Post and a life member of Ilion American Legion Post 920.
An avid shopper, he was always ready for an opportunity to shop for a bargain.
Mr. Pavlus was employed by the United State Postal Service for more than 30 years and retired as postmaster of the Jordanville Post Office.
He is survived by his wife Sandra; sons, Brian Pavlus, Tupper Lake and Ronald J. Pavlus Jr., and his wife, April, Madison; daughters, Diana Armstrong and her husband, John, Richfield Springs, Lisa Fassett and her husband, Dale, Hartwick and Jeannette Pavlus, Richfield Springs; brothers, Richard Pavlus, Jordanville and John Pavlus and his wife, Suri, Bronx; eight grandchildren, Rebecca Baker, Wendy Pavlus, Alisha Armstrong, Jessica Fahey, Stacey Pavlus, Logan Ruth, Mark Pavlus and Sierra Nassimos; and great-grandchildren, Blake Eissler and Olida Pavlus.
There are no calling hours. Graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family in the spring in the Holy Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Little Falls.
Funeral arrangements are by the Chapman-Moser Funeral Home Inc., 42 N. Ann St., Little Falls.
Remembrances may be made to the family online at www.chapmanmoser.com.
Published on January 28, 2018