Joe Gonchoff

May 21, 1931 - February 19, 2022
Joe Gonchoff

Joseph “Joe” Gonchoff, A.K.A. “Ray”, 90, of Moundsville, WV, passed away on Saturday, February 19, 2022 at Stonerise Nursing Home, Moundsville.

He was born May 21, 1931 in Moundsville, a son of the late Steve and Anna (Gajor) Kielbasa Gonchoff. He was the co-owner and operator of the former Frank & Joe’s Shell Service Station, Moundsville; a Catholic by faith; avid Pittsburgh Steelers and WV Mountaineer fan and a U.S. Air Force veteran.

He was preceded in death by his six brothers, Bernard, Michael, John, Albert and Edward “Eddie” Kielbasa, and brother & best friend, Frank Gonchoff; sisters, Anna Mysliwiec and Regina Gonchoff; nephew, Joe Gonchoff; niece, Andrea Filter; a special niece whom took care of him in the past years, Dianna Wallace and his caregiver for most of his life, Mary Gonchoff.

Surviving are his sister, Mildred Mysliwiec of Moundsville, several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Joe was a second father to many of his nieces and nephews, he will be forever missed and they were blessed to have had him in their lives for so many years.

Friends will be received from 2-4 & 6-8 pm, Friday, at CARE Funeral Home, 1500 Second Street, Moundsville, where services will be held at 11 am, Saturday, February 26, 2022. Interment will follow in Riverview Cemetery, Moundsville, with full military honors provided by the Moundsville Veteran’s Honor Guard.

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Service

Saturday, February 26, 2022
11:00 AM

CARE Funeral & Cremation Service – Moundsville - Directions
1500 Second Street
Moundsville, West Virginia 26041
304-810-0435

Burial

Saturday, February 26, 2022

Riverview Cemetery, Moundsville, WV - Directions

Moundsville, WV 26041

Visitation

Friday, February 25, 2022
2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

CARE Funeral & Cremation Service – Moundsville - Directions
1500 Second Street
Moundsville, West Virginia 26041
304-810-0435

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  • February 22, 2022
    Brian & Sandra Bonar says:
    Rest in Peace Uncle Joe. I am sure it is a wonderful homecoming for you. Our love and condolences to you all.

  • February 22, 2022
    Jana Yocum says:
    I am so sorry for your loss of Joe,he was a good man.He & his brother always took care of my car& my Dads when we needed work done.You knew you were in good hands .My Dad James Allison loved to stop by the station and visit and gab with the brothers .He will be missed.Sending prayers to the family .Jana&Joe Yocum & James & Sharon Allison

  • February 22, 2022
    Karen Stewart says:
    I'm so sorry for your family's loss may God comfort you during this time

  • February 22, 2022
    Vicki Payne Helfer says:
    Prayers for comfort for all who love him.

  • February 22, 2022
    Amanda and Joe Clark says:
    Sorry for your loss Frank and the rest of the family. May he rest in peace. Much and