Ronald H. Ankeny, Sr.

Ronald H. Ankeny, Sr.


Ronald Henry Ankeny, Sr., 85, of Berkeley Springs, died Thursday, May 7, 2020 at War Memorial Hospital, Berkeley Springs.

Born October 19, 1934 in Johnstown, Pa., he was the son of the late Raymond Lauer and Flora Elizabeth Williams Ankeny.

He was a Christian.

He was a graduate of Dundalk High School in Baltimore, Md.

He was president of the Ridgeview Homeowners Association.

He worked in sales with Global Gear & Motion in Baltimore.

He liked cards, especially pinochle and tinkering around outdoors.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Anna Mae Catherine Suder Ankeny, at home; his children, Martha Falkenham, Ronald Ankeny, Jr. and Mariann Richardson, all of Baltimore and Matthew Ankeny, Paw Paw; one brother, David Ankeny, Baltimore; eight grandchildren, Alyse Franco, Long Island, N.Y., Sara Aiello, Andrew Ankeny, Luke Ankeny, Tyler Richardson and Alex Richardson, all of Baltimore, Jeremy Ankeny, Hanford, Calif., and Krysten Daneshzadeh, Alexandria, Va.; two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Alan Ankeny.

Services and interment will be private.

Arrangements are being handled by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 95 Union Street, Berkeley Springs.