The Obit For Ronnie Supansic

Alvin Ronald "Ronnie" Supansic, March 12, 2013

AIKEN– A Requiem Mass for Alvin Ronald “Ronnie” Supansic, will be celebrated at 9 AM on Friday, March 15, 2013 at St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, under the care of George Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Aiken. A reception at the Woodside Plantation Country Club will follow the service. Interment will take place in McKeesport, PA.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to St. Judes Childrens Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the Wounded Warriors, PO Box 5344, Aiken, SC, 29801.

Mr. Supansic, 69, of Aiken and beloved husband for 28 years of Gloria Hoffman Macedonia Supansic, died Monday, March 11, 2013. Born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania on October 18, 1943.

A son of Rose Schaffner Supansic of McKeesport, PA, and the late Alvin Supansic. Ronnie graduated from McKeesport High School and attended the University of Pittsburgh.

He proudly served in the US Marine Reserves and played minor league baseball for the Boston Red Sox.

Ronnie was employed for over 20 years at Dave Pyles Lincoln-Mercury in Annandale, Virginia as the Customer Relations Service Manager.

Ronnie retired to Aiken in 1999, where he was active in the Woodside Plantation’s Men’s Golf Association. He delivered Meals on Wheels and was a communicant of St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church. He was an avid golfer and organized and participated in many golf tournaments.

Ronnie was a sports enthusiast and especially loved the Pittsburg Steelers & Pirates.

Ronnie was best known by his many friends for his special qualities, competitive spirit, love of life, generosity and most important of all, his outgoing personality. He will always be remembered for his gutsy upbeat style and his compassion for his friends and family. He was preceded in death by a brother, Randy Supansic.

In addition to his wife and mother, Ronnie is survived by his two sons: Shawn Supansic of Fairfax, Virginia and Scott Supansic of Aiken; grandson, Dorian Supansic and his beloved dog, Charlie.

The family wishes to thank Dr. Mitchell Berger and his staff, Liberty Home Care and Hospice Service for their excellent care and kindness shown to Ronnie and his family during his illness.