William J. Wonderling

October 17, 1925 ~ September 26, 2012



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 nephews.

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, officiating.

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.






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