Ronald Edward TINGA
Sunrise – July 10, 1964 Sunset – September 28, 2019
With great sadness we announce Ron’s passing on Friday, September 28, 2019 in Port Aberni.
Ron leaves behind to forever miss him his “Mom”, Kaye Crutchley; parents, Margaret and Norm Tinga of Courtenay; sisters, Shannon (Ken) Crutchley of Port Alberni, and Judy (Barry) Horgan of Nanaimo; stepbrothers, Clint, Kenny, and Brian Hallgarth; stepsister, Mona Fournier; niece, Kaye-lynn Horgan; nephews, Ryan (Kayla) and Gregory Tinga; and many many friends and extended family members. He was predeceased by his grandparents, Dorothy “Dot” Kelly and Ed Parker, Ted and Rene Tinga; “Dad” Kenneth ‘Skip’ Hallgarth; stepsisters, Christine Schmitt and Denise Hallgarth.
Ron was a lover of people and a connector of hearts. He loved the outdoors, spending time with family and friends, camping, hiking, horseback riding, and Karaoke. Ron loved to party and especially loved his “Rock’n’Roll.
His family extend special thanks to Dr Puts, Pam Fletcher, Tanya, and all the amazing nurses at West Coast General Hospital for the loving and compassionate care they provided to Ron -- “You are forever in our hearts.”
The family will hold a private Celebration of Ron’s life on the afternoon of Saturday, October 5, 2019. After the family gathering, Ron’s friends are invited to drop in between 5:30 to 8:00 to share stories around the campfire at the family farm - 7567 Thompson Road in Port Alberni, BC.