Ronald G. "Ronniecat / Elvis" McKenna

January 10, 1945 ~ October 13, 2021 (age 76)


Ronald G. "Ronniecat / Elvis" McKenna, 76, of Freeport, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. Ron was born in Butler, PA on January 10, 1945, a son of the late Eunice "Tippy" M. (Durst) McKenna-Hidinger and Francis E. McKenna. He was employed as a welder and a painter at Railway Maintenance Corp/Portec. Fox Chapel for 25 years, retiring in 1989, retiring in 1989. Ron had also worked as a machine shop supervisor at Areotec in RIDC for 10 years. Ron was a social member of the Freeport VFW. He had played lead and rhythm guitar for a few local of bands over the years. He enjoyed playing music, camping, going on casino bus trips, traveling to CoCo Beach for the winter, going out for dinner, and gambling. Ron is survived by his longtime companion, Vincetta Elter. Brother, Bruce "Big Mac" McKenna, of Creighton, sister, Susan, and Jeff Swiklinski, of Buffalo Twp, nephew, Barry McKenna of Creighton. He is also survived by Donald and Nicole Elter, of New Kensington and Richard and Charleen Elter of Sigel, PA. Ron is preceded by his parents, and his sister, Maureen “Reen” Stivers Family and friends will be received on Friday October 15th from 5 to 7 PM in the Redmond Funeral Home Inc. 524 High St. in Freeport, PA. Burial will be held in Brookland Cemetery in Allegheny Twp.

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October 15, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Redmond Funeral Home Inc.
524 High Street
Freeport, PA 16229

Funeral services will be private.

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