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John Gontz, Jr.

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John G. Gontz Jr., 70, entered into rest on Sunday, January 6, at Community General Osteopathic Hospital, Harrisburg.

He was born on February 25, 1942 and was the son of the late John G. Sr. and Margaret R. Gontz.

He was a graduate of Susquehanna High School; was a retired truck driver from the U.S. Postal Service, Harrisburg; and he was a member of Garden Chapel, Lower Swatara Township.

He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Barbara A. Garver Gontz; one son John W. and wife Karen Gontz of Palmyra; and three granddaughters Callie, Courtney and Chelsea Gontz.

A Memorial service will be held at 8 p.m. on Monday, February 25 at the Frank E. Matinchek and Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 260 E. Main St., Middletown, with the Rev. Paul Maulfair Jr. officiating.  

Inurnment will be at the convenience of the family.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until time of service on Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Make A Wish Foundation, 1054 New Holland Ave., Lancaster, PA 17601.

Arrangements by Frank E. Matinchek and Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Middletown.