Passed away peacefully at home with his loving family by his side after a lengthy illness with cancer. Cherished husband of Jo-Anne (Pemberton) for 26 years. Beloved father of Bruce (Shelley) Gardner, Rosemary (Ian) Gardner-Jones, Gordon Gardner, Robert (Aimee) Lombardo and Jennifer (Jason) Temple. Dear grandpa of Scott, Jason, Rachel, Rebecca, Greg, Ben, Chloe, Savannah, Dante and great grandpa of Grayson. Dear brother of Bob, Michael, Nancy and Brian. Dear brother-in-law of Pam Pemberton and Benjamin (Evelyn) Pemberton. Ron will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and dear friends. He was a Ham Radio Operator VE3BIG, retired CBC Technician, Satellite Uplink Operator for the Windsor Raceway, Telesat and Cancom. Ron was his family and friends’ computer and satellite expert and loved camping at the Ponds in Leamington. If you so desire, donations to Transition to Betterness or Hospice of Windsor or the Humane Society would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Wednesday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Funeral Thursday at 11:30am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.