Ron passed away surrounded by the love of his family on Thursday October 19, 2017 at the North Bay Regional Health Centre at the age of 53 years. Loving father to Amie Fofonoff (Luke), Ashley Fofonoff (Nick), Sean Varady and Shane Varady. Proud grandfather to Ethan, Adrian, Hailey, Lily, Madison and Bejamin. Beloved son of Andrew and Gail Varady, and loving brother to Christine Valiquette (Keith). Ron will always be lovingly remembered by his niece Amanda Lang (Michael), and his nephews Steven Lang (Mira), Matthew Valiquette and Mitchell Valiquette. The family will receive visitors at the Whispering Pines Funeral Home (15 King St. East Powassan) on Monday October 23, 2017 from 12noon until the time of a service to celebrate Ron’s life in the Whispering Pines Chapel at 2pm. If desired donations are suggested to the Powassan District Food Bank and would be gratefully acknowledged by his family.