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Obituary of Ronald L. Henderson


Ithaca– Ronald (Ron) Henderson, age 79, of Ithaca, passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2023 at home surrounded by family and friends after a long and courageous battle with Multiple Myeloma.


Ron was born on March 29, 1944 to Lloyd and Maxine (Sears) Henderson in Potsdam, NY and graduated from Cortland High School in 1962.

Ron worked at Therm Incorporated for over 40 years. He had many interests including golfing, hunting, bowling, gambling and playing cards with family and friends, who will all miss his great stories and lively sense of humor.

Ron is survived by his wife of 60 years, Linda; son, Michael (Suzanne) Henderson; son, Steven (Cindy) Henderson; grandsons, Conner and Brennan Henderson; brother, Don (Nancy) Henderson; sister, Alana (Dick) Hingher; nieces, nephews and many close friends.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family asks those to make donations in Ron’s memory to: Healthwell Foundation, PO Box 170305, Milwaukee, WI 53217 or The Renzi Cancer Center at Guthrie Cortland, NY. Mail to: Guthrie Resource Development, One Guthrie Square, Sayre, PA 18840.

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