Joseph A. Gonenc

  • Died: June 8, 2019
  • Location: Glastonbury, Connecticut

Tribute & Message From The Family

Joseph passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2019.

Joseph was a resident of Glastonbury, Connecticut at the time of passing.

He received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Robert College in Istanbul Turkey in 1951 and his M.S. in Structural Engineering from the University of Michigan in 1954.

He served two years in the Turkish Army as an officer before returning permanently to the United States in 1957, settling in Detroit, MI to resume his work in engineering.

He leaves behind his wife of 57 years, Joan Kochevar Gonenc; his daughter Ann Louise Shaughnessy and her husband David of Long Lake, MN; his son Joseph A. Gonenc Jr. and his wife Christine of Wake Forest, NC; as well as his four grandchildren, William Christian Shaughnessy, Maighread Hanna Shaughnessy, Joseph A. Gonenc III, and James Gonenc. There will be no calling hours and there will be a private burial.

Donations in his memory can be made to a favorite charity of the donor's choice.