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Ronald Buch

June 25, 1932 — September 13, 2023

Ronald R Buch, 91, of St. Lawrence, passed away on September 13, 2023 in his residence surrounded by his family. Born in Reading he was the son of the late Oliver W. and S. Lillian (Young) Buch. He was predeceased by his ex-wife Janet (Mohn) Buch, his long time companion Virginia "Peg" Buchanan, daughter Bonnie (Buch) Hafer, his son-in-law Terry Hafer, and his granddaughter Heather Bratz.

Ronald graduated from Reading High School's Industrial-Vocational program in 1950. He served his country in the United States Army from 1954-1956. He worked as a printer at Standard Offset Impressions until his retirement in 1994. Ronald was a founding father and assistant coach for the Exeter Might Midget Football Program for 14 years. He was an avid golfer and a longtime member of the Divotdiggers Golf Club. Ronald always talked about his Hole in One he shot on the 10th hole at the Manor Golf Course. He also loved fishing, boating and the time he spent at his summer home at the beach with family and friends.

Ronald is survived by his children, Rickie R. Buch, husband of Debra, Tina A. Werts, wife of Raymond, and Stacie A. Buch-Courtesis, fiancee of Dominic Deshields; his grandchildren Rhonda, Laura, Rickie Jr., Hillary, Tiffany, Brittany, Bailey, and Brody; and his great-grandchildren Trinity, Ashley, Sebastian, Lenyx, Ella, Cheyenne, Cody, Charlee, Colt, and Jayla.

Services will be held privately at the convenience of Ronald's family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Pets PurrFurr at 4400 Boyertown Pike, Reading, PA 19606. Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit

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