Herman Mark Gonski


Herman M. Gonski of Towaco, formerly of Montville passed away on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012 at the age of 92. Mr.Gonski was born and raised in Montville before moving to Towaco.

He proudly served in the WWII Army Air Force and Korean War. He was in the Air National Guard of New Jersey and the Air National Guard of The United States from 1945 to 1951.

He was a Government Aviation Inspector working for General Reliance Corporation in Denville for 35 years before retiring in 2003.


Mr. Gonski was the co-founder, member and Past Commander of the VFW post 5481 in Montville. He lived for his kids, grandchildren and his wife. He was an avid gardner.

Mr. Gonski was the beloved husband of Mary Gonski (nee Demsky). Devoted father of Barbara Chammings (Jeffrey), Mark Gonski, and Laura Gentile (Michael). Loving brother of Teddy Bohon and Valerie Tarigo. Cherished “Pop-Pop” of Monica, Leah, Keri, Ryan, Michael, Holly, and Nicholas. Great-Grandfather of Molly.

Visiting and Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, March 1, 2012 at Dangler, Lewis & Carey Funeral Home, 312 West Main Street in Boonton. Visiting will be from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM then to Saint Pius X Roman Catholic Church, 24 Changebridge Road in Montville for the Funeral Mass at 1:00 PM. Interment will follow at Saints Cyril & Methodius Cemetery on Pine Street in Boonton.

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