Raymond C. Bronzie, 91 of Jeannette died Thursday May 16, 2019 in Walnut Ridge Memory Care. He was born February 16, 1928 in Greensburg a son of the late George and Eleanor (Mensch) Bronzie. Prior to retirement he was a teacher in the Jeannette School District and long time wrestling coach. He was a veteran of WWII serving with the US Navy and was a member of the AMVETS of Greensburg, Fox Hill Athletic Club, Hilltop Club, Roosevelt Club, American Legion Post 344 of Jeannette, VFW #33 of Greensburg. He was runner up in the Olympics for swimming and wrestling, a golden glove boxer, avid golfer and resilient man. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Ed Bronzie and his wife Marie. He is survived by his ex wife Norma (Cerra) Bronzie, a daughter Rae Ann Sheedy and her husband Richard of Hunker, a son Rex Bronzie and his wife Cathy of Greensburg, four grandchildren Stacey Bronzie, Jordan Bronzie, Alexxys Sheedy and Aleeah Sheedy and her boyfriend Simeon Varner, a sister Emily Thomas and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received Wednesday from 6-8 PM in Mason-Gelder Funeral Home Inc. 201 N. First St. Jeannette. Military rites will take place at 8:00 PM accorded by the Jeannette Combined Veterans. To send online condolences visit www.mason-gelder.com.
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