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Jerome J. "Hermy" Wondoloski

Death 10 Jul 2008 (aged 82)
Burial Stonington, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 49446342 · View Source
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Jerome J. ""Hermy"" Wondoloski

Jerome J. "Hermy" Wondoloski, 82, of 203 Freewill Road, Lot 23, formerly of Shamokin, died Thursday, July 10, 2008, at his home, after his second battle with cancer.
Hermy was born Jan. 12, 1926, in Excelsior, a son of the late Frank and Anna (Lapinski) Wondoloski. On Sept. 14, 1974, at the office of Judge Moore, he married the former Nancy L. Hoffa, who survives.

He attended St. Stephen School, Coal Township.

An Army Air Corp veteran, he enlisted on March 24, 1943, in Shamokin, and was honorably discharged on Oct. 5, 1945, at Indiantown Gap Military Reserve, Annville. A private first class, he served in the 1107th Army Air Force Base Unit in Rome-Arno, Northern and Southern France, Rhineland, Northern Apennines, Po Valley and Air Offensive-Balkans. He received the Distinguished Unit Badge, American Theatre Service Medal, and the European-African-Middle Eastern Service Medal with 7 Bronze Stars.

Mr. Wondoloski was a licensed blaster and the former owner/operator of the Sher-Miss Café on Shamokin Street in Shamokin, where he also played on the pool and dart teams.
While living in Catawissa, Hermy played on the J.&D. Inn, Numidia, pool team.

An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed working with a variety of tools.

Mr. Wondoloski was a parishioner of Mother Cabrini Church, Shamokin, and because of the distance recently attended Mass at Our Lady of Mercy Church, Slabtown.

In addition to his loving wife Nancy, Hermy is survived by a son, Jerome Wondoloski II and family, of Georgia; four daughters, Susan and Butch Hoffman, of Georgia, Sherry Wondoloski, of Shamokin, and her sons, Brandon, Ryan and Robert Fisher, and her daughter Ellen Spotts, Melissa and Brad Neiswender, of Shohola, and their children Kaitlyn, Connor and Kyra, and little brother due in November, and Nancy and Cris Derck, of Tennessee, and their sons Nate Derck and Ethan Fanella; one stepson, James and his wife Karen Campbell, of Shamokin, and their children, Thomas and Alexandra; two sisters and their families, Dot Morris, of Coal Township, and Angie and George Jones, of Maryland; four brothers and their spouses, Joe and Francine Wondoloski of Elysburg, Ralph and Betty Wondoloski of Elysburg, Ron and Judy Wondoloski of Maryland, and Reggie and Corrine Wondoloski of Delaware; numerous nieces and nephews; and a special nephew, Brian Snyder, of Coal Township.

In addition to his parents, Hermy was preceded in death by a brother, Frank Wondoloski, on Oct. 10, 1985.

Visitors may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the James Kelley Funeral Home, Coal Township.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by a parish friar at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mother Cabrini Church, Shamokin.

Burial, with military honors, will be in Northumberland Memorial Park, Garden of Honor, Stonington.

Published in The Daily Item on 7/12/2008

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