John Wondolkowski, 88, of Patterson Township, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, surrounded by his loving family.
John, the son of Daniel and Anna (Victorick) Wondolkowski, was born on July 12, 1933, in Beaver Falls. He served his country in the Army, stationed in Germany from 1956-1958. He was a member of the Polish Falcons and the Beaver Falls Turners. He retired from Moltrup Steel, Beaver Falls, working as a machinist for 43 years. He enjoyed yearly trips to the beach, stargazing, bowling, gardening, and most of all, spending time with family. John is the father of four daughters and sons-in-law, Lorri and Jeff Pakutz of Butler, Stacey and Mike Stewart of Chippewa Township, Shari and Sam Hutchison of Allison Park, and Lesley and Jeff Martincek of Sharpsville. He has six grandchildren, Cory Stewart and his wife Leah, Cassie Martincek, Megan Pakutz and her fiance Brandon Konieczny, Jacob Stewart and his wife Maddie, Mark Pakutz, and Ian Hutchison, as well as three great-grandchildren, Benjamin, Libby, and Rhett Stewart. He is also survived by his sister-in-law, Audrey Houk. John was preceded by his wife of 50 years, Rosalie (Benetti), on June 4, 2011; three sisters, Jean Wondolkowski, Mary Leonard, and Helen Homitz; one brother, Henry Wondolkowski; and mother-in-law and father-in-law, Angie and John Buksa.
Forever, John will be remembered as a larger-than-life figure who enjoyed laughing, eating, and debating any topic. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the caring staffs of RoseCrest Assisted Living and the Good Samaritan Hospice House, Wexford,
Friends will be received Saturday, January 15, from 2 PM until the time of service of 5:30 PM in the Hill and Kunselman Funeral Home, 3801 Fourth Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Good Samaritan Hospice, Care of CLM, 134 Marwood Road, Cabot, PA 16023.