FRIEDKEN: Ronald Friedken, 86, of State College, passed away peacefully at home on August 28, 2016. Ron, formerly of Monroeville, had been a resident of State College for the past year. He leaves behind his best friend and loving wife of 58 years, Florinne Felser Friedken; daughter, Linda Bennett; son, Larry (Lonni) Friedken; grandchildren, Elizabeth Bennett, Gregory Bennett, Jamie Friedken, and Nicholas Friedken; sisters, Shirley Lippman, Raye (Harry) Coffey; and brother-in-law Chickie (Annette) Felser. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dorothy and Ike Friedken; sister, Selma (Max) Stein; and brother-in-law, Byron Lippman. Ron served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. He had a long career as a pharmacist and was a University of Pittsburgh, School of Pharmacy graduate (1960). Services to remain private. Donations in Ron’s memory may be made to the Boy Scout Troop 32, 132 W. Beaver Ave., State College, PA 16801, or Mission of Hope, P.O. Box 171500, Austin, TX 78717. Professional services trusted to Thomas M. Smith Funeral Home & Crematory, Ltd.