William J. Wonderling, 86,
of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on September
26, 2012 at 5:00 a.m. in the VNA Inpatient Hospice.
He was born October 17,
1925 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to the late Harry
Carl Wonderling and Julia (Webb) Wonderling.
Mr. Wonderling was a member
of St. John's Reformed Church of Meridian. He was a
retired Maintenance Foreman at Armco Steel. He was a
member of the Victory Lodge. Mr. Wonderling was a
veteran of the United States Air Force. He enjoyed
fishing and hunting and was an avid reader. Mr.
Wonderling also was a Boy Scout Leader.
Mr. Wonderling is survived
by his wife Mae (Miller) Wonderling, whom he married
on August 8, 1946; two daughters, Carol Tritch and
Joan Jones; one son, James Wonderling; nine
grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; one sister,
Doris Mulneix; and by a number of nieces and
In addition to his parents,
he was preceded in death by one grandson, William
Thomas Wonderling, two sisters, Pat Dale and Rita
Howard, also by one son-in-law, Richard Tritch.
Per Mr. Wonderling's
wishes, there will be no public visitation.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday,
September 30, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. at the St. John's
Reformed Church of Meridian, 493 Evans City Road,
Butler, PA, with Reverend Dr. Robert Peterson,
Private burial will take place
in the Greenlawn Burial Estates.
In lieu of flowers,
memorials may be made to St. John's Reformed Church,
493 Evans City Road, Butler, PA 16001 or to the
donor's favorite charity.