Joseph R. Monger
COUDERSPORT, PA---Joseph R. “Joe” Monger, 59, of Coudersport, passed away peacefully in his home on Monday, March 27, 2017.
Born on January 7, 1958 in Springfield, Tennessee, he was a son of Joseph A. and Shirley Dorris Monger. On April 17, 1982 in St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Coudersport, he married Rebecca K. Klahr, who survives.
He was a graduate of Coudersport High School, Class of 1977. Joe was a carpenter, having built his own home.
Joe was a member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Coudersport, a member of Carpenters’ Union Local 423, and a member of the Sons of the American Legion, Coudersport American Post #192. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. His greatest love was spending time with family and friends, especially time spent at camp.
Surviving besides his wife are a son, Eric J. (Sarah) Monger of Coudersport; a daughter, Sarah E. (Michael) Boser of Bradford; two half-sisters, Melissa Crown of Texas and Amanda VanScoy of Maryland; three half-brothers, Duane Torrey of Texas, Darin Torrey of Pennsylvania, and Arthur Monger; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Joe was predeceased by a sister, Carin Short.
Friends may call from 9:30am to 11am on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3 Borie Street, Coudersport, where a memorial service will follow at 11am with the Rev. Dr. Darrel R. Justh, pastor, officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Teacher’s Pet Rescue, 19 Blackberry Lane, Coudersport, PA 16915 or to St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3 Borie Street, Coudersport, PA 16915.
Joe’s family has entrusted his care to the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.
To express condolences or share a fond memory of Joe, please visit www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com