Conroy Funeral Home

Ronald E. Dirlam

Service: 10:30am Fri. October 4th, 2019
Location: Conroy Funeral Home
Dirlam, Ronald E., 73, of Springfield, passed away at 10:59 a.m. Saturday, September 28, 2019 in Springfield Regional Medical Center. He was born in Springfield on April 28, 1946 the son of Kenneth and Edith (Cool) Dirlam. He retired from International Harvester with 36 years of service and later worked at Community Hospital for eight years. He was a member of the Knights of Pythias Ingomar Lodge #610 and volunteered at the Westcott House. He was a Vietnam veteran serving in the U.S. Army. Survivors include his wife, Lois Jean (Tooker); daughter, Susan Fain of Springfield; two grandsons, Cody S. and Ryan C. Fain three siblings, Edward C. (Yolanda) Dirlam of Cerritos, California, Patty (Stuart) Packer of Richmond, Virginia and Sharon Robinson of Springfield; brother-in-law, James (Sarah) Tooker of Eugene, Oregon;; many nieces and nephews and very dear friends, Dan and Sue Weaver. He was preceded in death by his parents; step-mother, Helen Dirlam; in-laws, Robert and Carol Tooker and brother-in-law, Craig Robinson. The family would like to give special thanks to SRMC, CVICU, 3 North and Ohio’s Hospice of Springfield for their excellent care. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday in CONROY FUNERAL HOME. His funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the funeral home with Chaplain Bruce Vincent officiating. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations may be made to the Westcott House.

Jeanie, Susan and boys, You all are in our thoughts and prayers. We are all so sad for your loss, our hearts go out to you all. Sending our love, ~ Tiffany & Jonathan

- Tiffany Vinson , Thursday October 3rd, 2019

Jeannie, Susan, Cody, & Ryan Doug & I we’re so saddened to hear the news of Ronnie’s passing. We have many memories of visits with him & all of you. Our prayers, thoughts, & love are with you during this time. Love, Doug & Lori

- Lori Gaston, Wednesday October 2nd, 2019

Jeannie, Susan and boys... I'm so sorry. My heart goes out to you. You and your family are in my thoughts as you grieve this loss. All my love, Becky

- Becky Horner, Tuesday October 1st, 2019

Jeannie, Susan, Cody and Ryan - Love you guys so much and I’m so sorry for your loss. You guys all hold a very special place in my heart and your loss is being felt by so many. Wish I could be there - but I’m sending my love and hugs from TX. Love, Lisa

- Lisa Gaston, Monday September 30th, 2019

My heartfelt condolences to Aunt Jeannie, Susan and the boys. I’m so sorry for your loss and for the loss in the Dirlam Family. Wishing you all love and strength during this time of loss. Michael Dirlam

- Michael Dirlam, Monday September 30th, 2019

Jean, Susan and family, I offer my heartfelt condolences to all of you during this very difficult time. Mr. Dirlam was such a kind, gentle soul and thoughts of him will forever bring a smile to my face. Know that many share your grief and may precious memories carry you through the days ahead. Love and hugs. Ann

- Ann Markey, Monday September 30th, 2019