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Ronald R Vose

July 30, 1949 ~ May 19, 2018 (age 68)

Ronald, R. Vose 68 Died unexpectedly on Saturday May 19, 2018 at Southern Maine Medical Center.   He was born July 30, 1949 in Saco to Richard and Rita (Adams) Vose.   Ronald graduated from Thornton Academy in 1967 and went on to serve his country with the United States Air Force. 


On August 21, 2015 he married Kelly Swigert.   


Ronald retired in December as parts manager for Bill Dodge automotive.  He loved playing with his dog Bear, and an avid TV watcher.  


His greatest joys involved watching his kids play sports growing up & his love of telling stories, which he had a million.  Ronald’s ability of a fantastic joke teller, watching the Patriots football games with Bear. Having his friends over for card night. Hearing about his grandchildren's sports and activities. Spending time with his family and having company over.

Ron was generous to anyone he ever met, and gave more to others than he ever had.



Surviving are:


Wife:  Kelly Swigert of Biddeford


Son:    Jeff Vose and his wife Laura of Clearwater, FL


Son:    Corey Vose and his wife Katie, of Augusta 


Grandchildren: Caleb, Abby and Emilee Vose


Mother: Rita Vose of Biddeford


Sister: Sandra Williams and her husband Ralph


Niece: Deborah Beauchene and her husband Dennis 


Niece: Christine Cote and her husband Paul


Nephew: Vince Minuitti and his wife Kim 



Visiting Hours will 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, 2018 at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005.   Burial will be Wednesday  May 23, 2018 at 2:00 p.m in St Joseph’s Cemetery in Biddeford.  Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel. To share condolences online, please visit



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