Ronald Volungus

Calling hours

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday, February 15, 2021
Gordon C. Emerick ​Funeral Home
1550 Route Nine
Clifton, New York, United States
(518) 371-5454

Mass of Christian Burial

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
St. Mary's Church, Crescent
86 Church Hill Road
Waterford, New York, United States

Interment with Full Military Honors

1:30 pm - 1:50 pm
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, New York, United States


Due to the pandemic, facial covering and social distancing will be adhered to at all service gatherings.

In Lieu of Flowers

PLEASE, in lieu of flowers, kindly make donations to: Empire State Aerosciences Museum, 250 Rudy Chase Dr. Glenville, NY 12302 in memory of Ronald R. Volungus

Obituary of Ronald Richard Volungus

Ronald Richard Volungus, 79 of Applewood Drive died on Monday Feb. 8, 2021 at the Ellis Hospital in Schenectady after a brief illness.  He was born on August 23, 1941 in Lawrence, MA and was the son of the late Julius Vyto and Ilona Korziuk Volungus.  Ronald was a graduate of Lawrence High School and the Lowell Technological Institute in 1963 with his BA in engineering.  He served honorably in the United State Navy as a pilot from 1964 – 1969.    He was the beloved husband of Carol Lois Jeffrey Volungus who survives.  Ron retired from the Knolls Atomic Power Lab in Niskayuna as a nuclear engineer having worked for both GE & Martin Marietta for about 40 years. After retirement he became involved with the Town of Clifton Park’s CERT Team, Civil Air Patrol and Coast Guard Auxiliary Reserves as he returned to the skies as a private pilot. He was also active communicant of St. Mary’s Church in Crescent where he served as a Eucharistic Minister and Lector. 


In addition to his beloved wife Carol, he is the devoted father of John
Charles Volungus of Durham, NC, Daniel Scott (Lisa) Volungus of Ft. Edward, NY and Thomas Edward (Nicole) Volungus of Averill Park, NY; brother of Patricia Ann (Paul) Farley of Ayer, MA and Kathleen Ann (Daniel) Sexton of Methuen, MA; cherished grandfather of Devlin Christopher, Alexandrea Kevyn and Leiloni Ruth Volungus; also survived by several nieces and nephews.


Funeral will be held on Tuesday at 12 noon from St. Mary’s Church in Crescent where the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated.

Calling hours will be from 3-6 pm Monday in the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home, 1550 Rt. 9 Clifton Park, NY 12065.

Interment with full military honors will be in the Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville, NY.

Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, facial covering and social distancing will be adhered to at all services.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Empire State Aerosciences Museum, 250 Rudy Chase Dr. Glenville, NY  12302.

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