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Ralph Eugene Edkin Jr.

September 22, 1965 — February 23, 2020

Ralph Eugene Edkin Jr., age 54, of Lopez, PA, died on Sunday, February 23, 2020 at the Guthrie Memorial Hospital in Towanda, PA.

          Ralph was born September 22, 1965 in Williamsport, PA a son of the late Ralph & Alice Shoemaker Edkin.  He attended the Sullivan County High School in Laporte, PA.  He worked as a contractor in the construction field in Tennessee and in Sullivan County.

          He married Mary Sones in 2005.

          He loved his animals, especially goats and horses and enjoyed fishing.




Mary Edkin                                               Lopez, PA



James Edkin                                              Laceyville, PA



Mary Alice Edkin Vanderpool               Towanda, PA



Mary Shoemaker Fiester                          Muncy Valley, PA

Lenna Bruch                                             Muncy, PA

Betsy Edkin Little                                     Muncy Valley, PA



Harold Shoemaker                                   Mildred, PA

Frank L. Shoemaker Jr.                            Muncy Valley, PA


Five nieces and 11 great nieces and nephews.


Special Friend:

Randy Johnson                                         Dushore, PA


          He was predeceased by: former spouse, Ronda Phillips Edkin; maternal grandmother, Edna Grimm; grandfather: Frank L. Shoemaker Sr.; maternal aunt, Christine Shoemaker; cousin, Keith Carl Shoemaker.


          Funeral arrangements will be private and are under the direction of the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, PA.


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