Ronald E. Hartman, 71, husband of Diane M. (Bales) Hartman, of Fleetwood, passed away on Saturday, December 1, 2018 in his residence.
Born in Pottstown, he was a son of the late Harold Hartman and Grace (Christman) Herb and step-father, Thomas Herb, Jr.
He was a 1966 graduate of Boyertown High School. Ronald was employed by the Pottstown Mercury for 35 years in the delivery department. He also worked for Great American Knitting Mills as a mechanic in the 1990’s.
Mr. Hartman served in the Army during the Vietnam War.
Surviving in addition to his wife are one son, Eric A. Hartman; one step-daughter, Angela Utley; two step-sons, Richard Ruppert and Kevin Ruppert; one foster daughter, Ashley Hartman; two grandchildren, Devin and Madison; seven step-grandchildren; two step-sisters, Donna Oswald and Lori Johnson and two step-brothers, Gary Herb and Joel Herb.
Services will be private at the convenience of the family.
Contributions may be made in his memory to VNA Hospice (www.hhcminc.orgberks-vna) or Relay for Life of Boyertown (www.relayforlife.orgpaboyertown).
Morrell Funeral Home Inc., is in charge of arrangements.