Homecoming, Then Heart Attack

Dad dies hours after local Marine's homecoming celebration

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Chad Baker
    Local yellow ribbon organization comes to the rescue for a Marine whose dad died hours after the son's homecoming celebration in South Jersey.

    Ryan Wilno was finally home from Iraq

    The huge welcome for the Marine Lance Corporal in Evesham Township, New Jersey meant the world to his mother, Betsy and his father Ron.  Just hours later, 43 year old Ron Wilno died from cardiac arrest, leaving the family devastated emotionally and financially.
     
    Now the same people who put on Ryan’s homecoming are trying to help again by raising money for the funeral and future expenses.

    N.J. Marine's Dad Dies, Hours After Son's Homecoming Celebration

    [PHI] N.J. Marine's Dad Dies, Hours After Son's Homecoming Celebration
    A local Marine came home from Iraq. The community threw a huge homecoming celebration. Hours later, his dad died of cardiac arrest, leaving the family devastated emotionally and financially. (Published Friday, Nov 7, 2008)

    They've set up the following fund for donations:

    Ronald Wilno Memorial Fund
    C/o The Bank
    195 Greentree Road
    Marlton, NJ. 08053
    856-983-5211
    Karl Eckstrom, Ass't. VP
    Keckstrom@the bank.com
    Info@yellowribbonclub.org