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Gray Goncz, Sr.

June 9, 1940 — April 9, 2020

Gray C. Goncz, Sr., of Hubbard, Ohio, entered eternal rest on Thursday, April 9, 2020, while a patient in the Cleveland Clinic, following a brief illness. He was 79.

Gray was born in Orange, Virginia, on June 9, 1940, and was the adopted son of Julius A. & Joycelyn G. (Walls) Goncz.

His working career started at G.A.T.X., Masury, Ohio, where he was a blaster and stenciled on the tank cars. He dedicated 22 years to the company before the plant closed. He then worked for Sharon Steel and lastly for Lee Luchette, before he officially retired.

Gray was a private man who was dedicated to his family and loved caring for his grandkids. He enjoyed fishing and the outdoors.

Survivors include: his wife, Judy M. (Hunkus) Goncz, whom he married on Valentine’s Day of 1993; his children, Stephanie Goncz, Dr. Gray C. Goncz, Jr. & his fiancé, Kelly Carrier, Susan Goncz, and Neil Goncz; his step-daughter, Candy Reed; his seven grandchildren; his one great-grandson, plus one on the way; and his sisters, JoAnn Hughes and Joyce Jones.

He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant brother; sister, Judith Dornfried; brother, J. Jay Goncz; and step-daughter, Michelle R. Lester.

In accordance to his wishes, no calling hours or services will be held.

Expressions of sympathy may be left for his family at:

As suggested by his family, memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society (or) a Hospice in your local area.

Coordination of this tribute for Mr. Goncz was presented by Daniel Briceland, Owner & Director of Briceland Funeral Service, LLC, 379 State Route 7, SE, Brookfield, Ohio 44403. (330-509-3135)

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