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Ronald Robert Bawek Sr.

January 7, 2021


Ronald Robert Bawek Sr., Harrington, passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2021, at the Genesis-Rehab and Nursing Center of Salisbury, he was 80.  Mr. Bawek was born in Minnesota to the late Benjamin O. and Theresa Bawek.


Mr. Bawek served his country proudly in the United States Air Force for 26 years.  He served 6 years during the Vietnam War, and worked as an aircraft mechanic. 


Mr. Bawek loved being a handyman and loved working with wood.  Rocking horses, shelves, furniture, if it could be built with wood, he could do it.  He even built his own home.


In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, Gilbert, Eugene, Robert, Leo, Melvin, Luvern, and Norbert Bawek; sisters, Alice, Renee, Darlene; and a grandchild, Russell (George) Benton


He is survived by his wife, Elinor J. Bawek; sons, Ronald R. Bawek Jr. (Cynthia), Damon P. Bawek; daughter, Theresa Weidman; 8 grandchildren, Kenny, Angela, Katrina, Frances, Rhiannon, Jessop, Jared, Evan; numerous great grandchildren, and extended family members. 


Services for Mr. Bawek will be private and at the family's discretion.    


Arrangements are entrusted to the Thomas E. Melvin & Son Funeral Home, condolences can be sent to

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