Joseph Gunther, Jr., 84, of McDonald, went home to God, on Tuesday, July 7, 2020.
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He was born on February 11, 1936, in Avella, the son of the Joseph W. and Josephine (Bonaventra) Gunther.
Joseph was a member of St. Isidore the Farmer Parish, formerly St. Alphonsus Roman Catholic Church, McDonald. He was a veteran, a member of 100 1st Airborne Division. Joseph worked as a millwright for Koppers Company. He enjoyed any outdoor activity, most especially hunting, fishing, RV camping and gardening.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy J. (Reed) Gunther. Surviving are his children: Barb (David) Harvey of McMurray and Robert J. (Pat) Gunther of Cecil Township and his grandchildren: Lindsay, Kailey and Rebecca Harvey and Elizabeth Horn. Joseph is also survived by his siblings: Rose (Oscar) Capps of Florida, John Gunther of Cecil Township, Margaret Gunther of Florida and Anthony Frazier of Canonsburg.
Friends will be received on Thursday, July 9, 2020 from (time) 2-4 and 6-8 at Thomas-Little Funeral Services, 314 W. Lincoln Avenue, McDonald. Mass will be held on Friday, July 10, 2020 at 10:00 at St. Alphonsus Worship Site and interment will follow Queen of Heaven Cemetery, McMurray.
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