Larry “Ronnie” Michael Jumalon
July 30, 1949 to October 25, 2022
of James Creek, Pennsylvania
Our beloved Ronnie … husband, father and brother who passed away at age 73 on October 25, 2022, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, Pennsylvania. He is survived by his wife, Star Pascoe Jumalon and 4 children, Lynnette Jumalon, Amanda Jumalon Cross, stepson Anthony “Dennis” Edwards (Kerry), and stepdaughter Tiffanie (Zach) Ruefly, seven grandchildren, Natalie (Brian) Mulloy, Haley Cross, Kaylee Edwards, David Douglass, Jillian Edwards, Tony Edwards and Samuel Wilkins, and four brothers Ernesto (Jennifer) Jumalon, Tito (Janet) Jumalon, Maurice (Shirley) Jumalon, John “Bobby” (Linda) Jumalon.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Tito P. and Grace E. (Smith) Jumalon, one sister Shirley Jumalon Almalel, brother Daniel Tito Jumalon, and his niece and God daughter, Nina Jumalon Gormus. During his early years the Jumalon family resided in Washington, D.C. and later moved to Bladensburg Maryland.
Ronnie joined the United States Army on September 5, 1968, a Soldier Specialist 4 in the 26th Infantry Division, and served his term of duty in Vietnam receiving an Honorable Discharge, September 4, 1970. While in the Army he earned the National Defense Service Medal, Two Overseas Bars, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry w/palm, Vietnam Campaign Medal 2/60 DVC, Combat Infantryman's Badge, Sharpshooter (rifle m16), Vietnam Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal "V" DVC w/30LC, Bronze Star Medal w/"V" DVC, Civil Actions Honorary Medal w/OLC. Ronnie was Honorable Member of the Disabled American Veterans. After his return back to the states he married Jo Ann Edwards, having 2 daughters and 1 stepson and they lived in Waldorf, Md.
Ronnie was a proud member for 46 years of the Camp Springs Masonic Lodge #227 located in Maryland. He was employed with the Architect of the Capitol, in Washington, D.C. for 28 years, retiring in 1999. In 2016 he moved to James Creek, Pennsylvania, where he married Star Pascoe Jumalon in 2018.
Ronnie enjoyed dancing, fishing, playing cards, singing golden oldies, teasing everyone, and telling stories about his family and spending good times with everyone. He was thought of as a fun guy to be around, laughing, telling jokes and a dedicated father.
The viewing will be at Lee Funeral Home in Clinton, MD on Saturday, November 12, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and immediately followed by a Funeral Service from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. A repast will follow for close friends and family.
Burial Service will be on Tuesday, November 29th @ 10:30 a.m.
Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery, 11301 Crain Highway, Cheltenham, MD 20623 … 301-372-6398
Please arrive 15 minutes early, as Military Honors are scheduled for "Ronnie".