Obituary of Ronald Karl Schnurr
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Ronald Karl Schnurr of Huntington, New York passed away at the age of 82 on February 26, 2023. Beloved husband of Martha, nee. Taylor. Loving father of Tamara Scalise (Ricco) and Wendy Conway (David), and step father of Victor Merritt (Soraya), John Merritt (Amber), and Wesley Merritt (Kristy). Adoring grandfather of Lucien, Cameron, Mason, Juliet, Quentin, with another grandson on the way.
Ronald was born in Queens, NY on February 27th, 1940 and was an only child to Emma and Karl Schnurr. He attended St. Paul’s School in Garden City, NY and received a B.S. degree from the University of Arizona. After some time overseas he returned and settled in Huntington, NY.
He had a successful career in the insurance industry. His professional life spanned over 40 years and he was respected for his integrity, honesty, fairness and knowledge. He was a loyal and trusted friend to those who worked with him.
He loved all moments with his family and would gather everyone together for family events and holidays. He was passionate about playing the piano, road trips, visiting with friends, building model ships, watching old Western TV shows, and supporting charities from adopting kids to helping animals.