Ronald Dale Gemmill

GOWANDA – Ronald Dale Gemmill, 72, a production supervisor for TODCO Manufacturing, where he worked for 30 years, died Thursday, August 15, 2013 at Buffalo Hospice in Buffalo, NY.

He was born June 4, 1941 in Gowanda, NY the son of the late Raymond and Mattie (Luce) Gemmill.

Ron graduated from Cattaraugus High School and Carnegie Tech in Cleveland, OH. He and his wife also ran the J N R Charbroil on Broadway for several years. Ronald will be remembered for his love of life, a keen sense of ingenuity and his love for his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce M. Gemmill whom he married on October 22, 1968 of Gowanda, NY, a son, Mark S. (Cindy) Gemmill of Wayland, NY, a daughter, Nicole M. (Dan) Stang of Gowanda, NY, three grandchildren, Hayley M. Stang of Gowanda, NY, Samuel S. Gemmill of Weyland, NY, Daniel R. Stang of Gowanda, NY, one brother, Harry Gemmill of Gowanda, NY, two sisters, Gay (Paul) Coon of Penn Yan, NY, Nancy (Denny) Whitmore of Machais, NY, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Monday, August 19, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Hills Funeral Chapel, 255 Aldrich St., Gowanda, NY. Father Daniel Walsh retired Pastor of St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church will be officiating. Burial will be in the Liberty Park Cemetery in Cattaraugus.

Visitation will be held at the funeral chapel on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.

The Family Suggests Memorial To Hospice of Buffalo, 225 Como Park Boulevard, Cheektowaga NY 14227. Visit