Obituary of Ronald "Ron" W. Schorer
MOHAWK – Ronald “Ron” W. Schorer, age 92, of Marshall Ave., Mohawk, passed away peacefully, on Wednesday, May 10, 2023, at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, NY. He was born on April 2, 1931, in Frankfort, the son of Prosper and Caroline (Seelbach) Schorer and attended Ilion schools. At one time, he was married to Elizabeth “Betty” McCumber. Ron later married Joan Tinkler, in 1965. She passed away on July 17, 2022. Ron was the owner and operator of Ron Schorer General Contractor, of Mohawk, specializing in being an electrician and plumber. He was a member of the Ilion Masonic Lodge. Surviving family members include his daughter, Donna Papaleo and her husband, James, of Ilion; his son, Clifford Schorer and his wife, Linda, of Norfolk, VA; his grandchildren: Jennifer Papaleo, of Ilion, Jeffrey Papaleo, of Milwaukee, WI, Tammy Trumbauer, of Edwards, CO, Amber Griffis,of Ormond Beach, FL, Grover Trumbauer, of Virginia Beach, VA, Tyrina Ramage, of Norfolk, VA, Mariah Schorer Britt, of Windermere, FL, Amanda, Clifford, Shannon, Ashley, Sabastian, Dillan and Laresa Schorer; his brother, Steven Schorer, of Rome; his step grandchildren: Heather Lerch, Jordan Sochia and her husband, Eric and Savanah and her husband, Andrew Reynolds; his step great-grandchildren: Adriana Lerch and her wife, Erica, Dakota and Autumn Lerch, Rickie Lerch III, Serinna, Myah and Summer Sochea; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his son, Ronald Schorer, Jr; his daughters, Christine Trumbauer and Georgianne Nabor; his step sons: Duane and James Loce; and his grandson, Jeff DePasquale. A Celebration of Ron’s Life and Committal Service will be held 1:00 p.m., Friday, June 9, 2023, at Mt. View Memorial Gardens, Shells Bush Rd., East Herkimer (Town of Little Falls), NY. Anyone wishing to share a memory of Ron, or add to his online memorial, may go to www.applegateandday.com Ron’s service arrangements and supervision were prearranged and entrusted to his Family Funeral Director and friend, Don Applegate, at the Applegate-Day & Enea Family Funeral Home’s original location, at 102 West St., Ilion, NY (315-895-7722).