Ronald F. Larkin
January 4, 1943 - March 9, 2023
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Dr. Ronald Francis Larkin (EdD) passed away at the age of 80 in his home in Jackson, NJ on March 9, 2023.  Ron was born on January 4th, 1943 in Jersey City, NJ to “Bull” (Fred) and Mary Larkin.  Ron Larkin was a loving family man, an educator and coach. He is loved and will …
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John J. Keane left a message on March 21, 2023:
I am writing on behalf of Adel Khalaf. Adel worked with Ron at Montgomery Academy. Adel is teaching abroad in Kuwait and could not make it to the wake or funeral. But he wanted me to share his sympathies and condolences with Ron's family and loved ones. He thought very highly of Ron. He thought Ron was a great principal and a lovely human being. Adel will miss him. Thank you and God bless.
Rose Annette Larkin and left a message on March 21, 2023:
I would like to thank you for all the support and kindness shared!! I know Ron would have been quite pleased with the outpour of love that was given by all bis friends and family. Thank you once again! Love, Rose Annette
Elizabeth Denise Raab left a message on March 19, 2023:
Mrs. Larkin, it's been so long since you were my teacher in grammar school. I'm so so sorry for the loss of your dear husband. May he find peace in paradise.
Vernietta Walker left a message on March 17, 2023:
Dr. Ronald Larkin’s mantra was “Success for all children, parents, and staff”. He exemplified excellence in all areas of students’ academics and all students produced which was evident as the students’ NJ Standardized Test scores rose in all subject areas. Dr. Larkin always went the extra mile to ensure students’ needs were met. He treated others with dignity and respect, a true humanitarian! To the family: May you gain strength and peace. Hold fast to treasured memories! With our deepest sympathy and love, Hawthorne Avenue School Family
June Lockett left a message on March 17, 2023:
It was a great time knowing Ron. I was a principal in Newark during the same time as Ron. He was most gracious and sharing of information and ideas. You have my deepest condolences. June Lockett
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Liz Borden left a message on March 17, 2023:
I had the wonderful opportunity to work for Dr. Larkin at Montgomery Academy. When he came to our school as our Executive Director, he truly took the school to a new level with his experience and dedication to the students and staff. His motto was always "The Buck Stops Here!" and he made sure to handle any and all situations or concerns that were brought his way- which I very much appreciated as I always knew I could count on him. He always encouraged and supported the staff and whenever possible would come along side us even in the little things, like standing outside in the rain for bus duty, or sitting in long and uncomfortable meetings to make sure he was there for us, it was truly such a special style of leadership. I have so many wonderful memories of Ron and I had many moments where I would sit with him and just take in the experience he would offer- things that still are with me now. He truly will be missed. His legacy at Montgomery Academy will go on- as those of us who knew him, bring him up often in conversation. Thank you to his family for sharing him with us all those years as he dedicated so much of his time and attention to our school and staff. May he rest in peace. Sending prayers to his family and friends.
Ross Miller left a message on March 13, 2023:
I was very fortunate to have worked with Dr. Larken as a member of the Board of Directors of Montgomery Academy when he was it's Principal. When I joined the Board he went out of his way to share the wisdom from his experience, suggested improvements that could be made. His passionate dedication the staff to create and sustain a welcoming and safe environment for it's special need students to feel safe and "To be themselves" was truly profound. Ron was unique and I am very fortunate to have known him.
Ernest & Jeanne Salerno left a message on March 13, 2023:
We are so sorry for your loss. Ron was a terrific person who always seemed to put the needs of children and family first. We considered him a friend who will be missed by all who knew him. I will always remember the support he gave me and my school district (Monroe Twp.) over the years that I was employed there. May he Rest In Peace.
Joseph N. Maccia left a message on March 12, 2023:
Larkin Family, I am deeply saddened to hear of Ron's passing and offer my most sincere condolences to each of you. As the former Principal of Ann Street School I worked very closely with him and knew him to be an outstanding educator and leader. We shared many lunches, laughs and memories at the Casa R events. I know you are grieving and heartbroken at his loss because he was truly a special person. God Bless you my friend as you are surely in heaven. Sincerely, Joseph N. Maccia
Dolores Bemiss left a message on March 11, 2023:
Dr. Larkin was a wonderful educator, superintendent, advocate, and friend. Being a teacher in New Brunswick under his leadership was a very special experience for me. He believed in his teachers, and wanted the best for his students. His door was always open, and he was always willing to listen to the ideas of his students and teachers. He ALWAYS made time for us. The world has lost a great man. Thank you for all that you have done for so many. May you Rest In Peace, and know that you are forever respected and will be greatly missed.
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