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Steve F. Gonsorick, Sr.
August 29, 1933 ~ April 8, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old
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Steve F. Gonsorick, Sr., passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2023.
Steve was a life-long steelmaker with Lukens Steel in Coatesville. He retired in 1993 after over 30 years of service.
He was predeceased in death by his wife, Eleanor (nee Wiggins), in 2009 after 57 years of marriage. Together they had three children, Stephen F. Gonsorick, Jr. (Angela), Terry Hardy (Kenny) and Lynn Sano. He has five granddaughters, Jessica McLucas, Kristin Hoffman, Nicole Gonsorick, Rylie Sano and Rachel Sano and two great granddaughters, Malena Hoffman and Kylie Hoffman.
Among his favorite things to do, was spending time in Stone Harbor with his family and playing golf with friends. He loved getting together with his former steelmaker friends at an annual picnic. Family dinners were his favorite thing because he not only got to see all his family but was allowed to tease his granddaughters by hiding things for them to find. He enjoyed the little things in life like cookies, cake and sunset.
Interment will be Private.
Contributions in Steve’s memory can be made to the Tel Hai Assurance Fund, 1200 Tel Hai Circle, Honey Brook, PA 19344.
The following is a tribute by his granddaughter Kristin Hoffman:
In the early hours of the morning the Lord called Pop home. We spent much of last night reminiscing a lifetime of memories at his bedside. He had this infectious smile and always greeted you with a “hello, my friend” and a big hug. He wrote everything down with a green pen on a yellow notepad. He signed every card 16-15-16 (which is P-O-P in the alphabet). He was so proud of his family and always had our accomplishments posted on his fridge to brag about us to anyone who would listen. He was a huge fan of Disney and hated that the villains didn’t get as much attention as the heroes, so he collected villain figurines. He loved vacationing in Stone Harbor and would spend as much time there as possible each summer. He would get sticky buns from the Cheese Cupboard and Teaberry ice cream from Springer’s. He loved his sweets and was happy with each day that started with his coffee and a sweet treat.
To my Tel Hai family: Thank you for caring for him like he was your own grandfather. You spent the last 3 years giving him the very best care right up until the end, and for that I am forever grateful.