Lieutenant Ronald L. Immel of the Exeter Twp. Fire Co., 65 of Exeter Twp., passed away on March 20th in St. Joseph Hospital, Bern Twp. His remains had been escorted from St. Joseph Hospital by his fellow crew members. He was the husband of Theresa Dawn (Toner) Immel. Born in Ephrata, PA., he is the son of Leonard H. Immel, Madisonburg, PA., and the late Betty Vivian (Corman) Immel. Ron had graduated from Downingtown High School and had received his BS in Health Sciences from Ashley University. He became an EMT in 1988 and later a Paramedic. He had worked over 20 years as a precision mechanic for National Foam building fire trucks. He worked at Good Fellowship Ambulance as an Asst Chief. In his retirement he worked at Country Meadows ALF. He volunteered at Glen Moore Fire Company as Asst Chief and Exeter Township Fire Dept as Safety officer and Lieutenant. He received numerous awards and recognitions for his volunteer service. Ron was a mentor and true friend to so many people. Ron loved to tell stories. "Don't make me get out my poisonous pen" was one of his favorite sayings to his crews. Ron was an avid hunter and loved hunting with his Father, Brother, Uncles and many cousins. He was a true animal lover and loved all his furbabies. Surviving in addition to his wife and father are his children, Ronald Lee husband of Rebekah Immel, Sullivan County, PA, Amanda C. Immel, wife of Tyler Brown, Exeter Twp., PA, Miranda Long, Douglassville, PA.; brother, Jeffrey husband of Laura Immel, Mohnton, PA; sister, Betty wife of Dave Osborne, Nottingham, PA; 3 grandchildren, Jake, Tyler and Chloe. Services will be private. In Lieu of Flowers, please send donations to Exeter Township Fire Dept c/o Chris Jordan 46 W 33rd St, Reading Pa 19606; Glen Moore Fire Company, PO Box 550, Glen Moore, Pa 19343; or any animal shelter. Online photos and memories can be shared with the family at www.markkjhummelfuneralhome.com MARK J HUMMEL Funeral Home, Lower Alsace Twp., has charge of his arrangements.
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