The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

April 13, 2013

Ramona C. Honkonen

Star Beacon

ASHTABULA — Ramona C. Honkonen, age 80, of Austinburg Road, Ashtabula, died Thursday, April 11, 2013, at Ashtabula County Medical Center.

She was born March 5, 1933, in Ashtabula the daughter of Howard Sr. and Mildred (Rounds) Pinney and had been a lifetime area resident.

She enjoyed bingo, going to casinos and reading.

Surviving her is her husband, Clarence “Buster” Honkonen Sr. whom she married April 3, 1954; three children, Carol West of Ashtabula, Clarence “Bucky” Honkonen Jr. of Conneaut and Timothy Honkonen of Ashtabula; four grandchildren, Amy, Nicole, Zachary and Matthew; six great-grandchildren, Allan, Wyatt, Owen, Chloe, Elijah and Ben; a brother, Dale (Rochelle) Pinney of Ashtabula; and a sister, Tameleen (Leon) Tinker of Kingsville.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Volda Pinney and Howard Pinney Jr.; and two sisters, Shelia Fitzer and Jeannette Beesler.

Private funeral services will be at the Ashtabula Home of FLEMING & BILLMAN FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 526 West Prospect Road, Ashtabula, with the Rev. Michael Legg, of Ashtabula First Church of the Nazarene, officiating. Burial will be in Ridgeview Cemetery in Ashtabula Township.

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