Mark H. GonderAugust 29, 1941 ~ May 12, 2017 (age 75)
Mark H. "Joe" Gonder, 75, of Williamstown, passed away Friday morning at his home.
Born in Williamstown, August 29, 1941,he was a son of the Isaac and Marion Shutt Gonder.
Joe retired as a heavy equipment operator from Donco Contsruction and Dillsburg Excavating.
He was a member of Ebenezer Evangelical Congregational Church, Williamstown. He was also a member of the NRA. Joe enjoyed hunting, watching baseball and football, especially the National's and Eagles.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his first wife, Carol Schoffstall Gonder, 2007 and a brother, Kenneth Gonder.
Surviving are his wife, Sarah Straub Bachorski Gonder; his children, Kery Gonder (Barbie), Elizabethville; Mark Gonder, Tower City; Shari Bettinger, (Todd Waters)Gratz; Brad Gonder (Karry), Halifax and Chad Gonder (Michelle), Williamstown; step-sons, Marty Barchorski (Louise); John Barchorski (Loren) and George Barchorski (Karen) all of New Berlin; one brother, Donald Gonder, Tower City. Numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Nieces and nephews. Joe is also survived by his faithful companion, his dog, J.J.
Memorial services will be held Thursday, May 18th at 11:00 am from the Chapel of the Dimon Funeral Home, Inc., Tower City with Rev. Brian Betsworth. Burial will be in the Methodist Cemetery, Williamstown. Visitation will be from 10-11 am at the chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations should be made to Mostly Mutts Dog Shelter, 284 Little Mountain Rd., Sunbury, PA 17801. To sign the guest book visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com