Ralph W. ‘Mike’ Sunderland

McVEYTOWN – Ralph W. “Mike” Sunderland, 71, of 40 McDowell Street, McVeytown, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at the Lewistown Hospital. His death was unexpected.

He was born on Nov. 27, 1941, in Wayne Twp., Mifflin County, the son of the late Ralph A. and Ruth E. (Wertz) Sunderland.

He was united in marriage to Shirley J. (Bilger) Sunderland, who survives, along with their son: Brian K. Sunderland and wife, Stacy, of Gearhart Drive, McVeytown.

Also surviving are three grandchildren, Ashlynn, Gracen and Autumn Sunderland.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at the Robert D. Heath Funeral Home, Mount Union. Interment will be in the Newton Hamilton Memorial Cemetery.

Friends will be received at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, and from 9 a.m. to 11 a. m., on Wednesday.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Assembly of God Church, 611 N. Jefferson Street, Mount Union, PA 17066.