Carol Jean LingenfelterApril 25, 1939 ~ January 9, 2018 (age 78)
Carol Jean Gonda Lingenfelter, 78, of Butler, died Tuesday morning, January 9, 2018, at her home peacefully with Carol, Robin and her grandchildren, following a 1 year courageous struggle with lung cancer.
Born April 25, 1939 in Butler, she was a daughter of the late Michael J. Gonda and Olive Maxwell Gonda.
Carol was a homemaker, was a member of card club for 20 years and had bowled with the Flatheads for 32 years. She loved spending time with her family and taking care of her beloved daughter Robin. She was a caregiver to all who knew her and always offered delicious meals, cards and telephone conversations. She was famous for her black rasberry jelly and apple pie. She had volunteered for Meals on Wheels and the Butler County ARC for their Christmas parties and dances.
Surviving are her daughters: Carol L. (Raymond) Herrock of Butler; Robin D. Lingenfelter, at home; Kathy (Guy) Smith of West Sunbury.
1 son, William Joseph Lingenfelter.
Grandchildren: Megan (Tyler) Eroh of Worthington; Jarod (Brittney) Hesidence of Fenelton; Melissa (Raymond) Rumbaugh of Chicora; John (Kelley) Barbati of Butler and Brian Barbati of Butler.
1 great grandson, Kip Eroh.
2 sisters: Amelia McClaine of Pittsburgh and Joyce (Thomas) Stivison of Punta Gorda, FL.
1 brother, Ronald M. Gonda of Butler.
Numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Jacob Lingenfelter, who died December 26, 2000; also 2 brothers, Michael C. Gonda and Albert J. Gonda.
Friends will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham Street, Butler, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Friday. Services will follow at 7:00 p.m. Friday at the Funeral Home. The Rev. Harry Bielewicz, Pastor, will officiate. Internment will take place in Butler County Memorial Park.
Memorial Donations may be made to the ARC of Butler County, 112 Hollywood Drive, Suite 202, Butler, PA 16001.