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Ronald William Pirkola
November 8, 1954 - August 12, 2022

Ronald William Pirkola

Ronald William Pirkola
Nov 8, 1954 - Aug 12, 2022

Ronald William Pirkola
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Ronald Pirkola, age 67 of Eastpointe, passed away on August 12, 2022. Beloved Brother of Karen (Roger) Cowie, Sharolyn Pirkola and Crystal (Robert) Brown. He was Preceded in death by his parents Ralph and Alice Pirkola and his brother Thomas Pirkola.
A Memorial Mass will be Tuesday, September 20,2022 at 11am at Sweetest Heart of Mary Church, 4440 Russell Street, Detroit 48207.

 
 

Colette on Aug 16, 2022

My condolences to Ron’s family. I am sorry to hear of his passing. He will be missed, he was one of the few neighbors to welcome me to the neighborhood. He saw me caring for my lawn and invited me to some of his peonies, that was very kind of him! So when they bloom I will always remember him! Colette

Crystal Brown on Aug 16, 2022

Dear Ron, it certainly is an orangey sky. I keep thinking "When Ron gets home..." There is still so much I wanted to tell you and so much more to learn from you. I miss your calls with questions that have so many different answers and the questions that have no answer. I miss watching movies and listening to music with you. I'm still very proud of understanding ribbons before you did! Thank you for your love, your wisdom, your humor. We will never forget to look at the ducks and I'll always know the tax should be under $5. Until we meet again, my dear, sweet big brother, rest in peace and joy. With all my love, Crystal

Nancy Cockrell on Aug 14, 2022

Prayers for Karen, Shari, and Crystal on the loss of your brother. Hoping memories of him bring comfort to all of you.

Thomas J. Sloan, D.D.S. on Aug 14, 2022

He was a great friend in grade school and will be greatly missed. May he rest in piece.

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4440 Russell St
Detroit, MI 48207
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


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