Ross J. Schons

| June 27, 2018

Ross J. Schons, 53, of Templeton, PA, passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2018, due to complications from a motorcycle accident.
He was born March 24, 1965, in Clarion, PA, the son of James Alvin Schons and Audrey Elma (Finefrock) Schons.
Ross was a lifetime resident of the area and honorably served in the US Marine Corps from 1984 to 1988. Ross joined the Pennsylvania State Police in 1993 where he worked as a trooper, retiring in 2014. In his free time, he enjoyed camping, hunting, and fishing. Ross was a member of Baker Street Church of God, Masonic Lodge #550 of Edinburg and the Widnoon Rod and Gun Club.
He will be deeply missed by his mother, Audrey Elma Schons, of Rimersburg; loving wife, Shelly D. (Burt) Schons, whom he married March 25, 1994; children, Heather Nicole Schons and Luke Allen Schons, both at home; brother, George W. Schons and wife, Linda, of South Dayton, NY; sisters, Candy L. McIntyre, of Clarion, and Karla D. Fingado and husband, Andrew, of Summerville; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Ross was preceded in death by his father.
Relatives and friends will be received from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, June 29, 2018, at the Bauer-Hillis Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 758 Main St., Rimersburg.
Additional visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of funeral services at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 30, 2018, at the Baker Street Church of God, 160 Veterans Street, Rimersburg, PA, with the Rev. John A. Milliron officiating.
Burial will be in Duncan Cemetery, Templeton, PA.
Contributions can be made in Ross’ honor to Widnoon Rod and Gun Club, Gun Club Road, Templeton, PA16259.
Arrangements are being handled by Bauer-Hillis Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.
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