Obituary of Ronald Legler
Ronald W. Legler of Colchester, formerly of Glastonbury passed away on Wednesday April 5, 2017 at the age of 74. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA on December 5, 1942 to the late Raymond and Grace Legler. He was the beloved husband of Carol for 54 years. Ron served in the U.S. Air Force in the 1960’s. Ron retired from Equifax Inc./Choice Point after a 37 year career which started in Pittsburgh PA in 1964 as a Field Rep. During his tenure he achieved many prominent management positions. His career brought him and his family to many parts of the country including Pittsburgh PA, Buffalo NY, Philadelphia PA, Chicago IL, Cherry Hill NJ and finally Hartford CT. Ron was an energetic lifelong fan of his Pittsburgh Steelers. He served as an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion and in pre-funeral ministry for St. Paul’s and the Rosary Ministry at Glastonbury Health Care. Ron is survived by his wife Carol, his two children, Ken and his wife Barbara of Pittsburgh, PA and Lisa Prisbie and her significant other Michael Guerrera of Newington, CT and three grandsons, Kevin, Timmy and Steve, all of Pittsburgh, PA. The family would like to thank the cardiac team at Hartford Hospital for all their support and care given to Ron. A Mass of Christian Burial celebrating Ron’s life will be held at 10:00 AM on Monday, April 10, 2017 in St. Paul Church, 2587 Main Street, Glastonbury (everyone please meet directly at church). Burial with military honors will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Glastonbury. Family and friends are invited to call on Sunday, April 9, from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the Mulryan Funeral Home, 725 Hebron Avenue, Glastonbury. Donations in Ron’s name can be made to Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, 103 Vision Way, Bloomfield, CT 06002 or to the Connecticut Humane Society, 501 Russell Road, Newington, CT 06111. For online condolences, please visit www.mulryanfh.com.