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Born: May 22, 1942

Place of Birth: Oneonta, NY

Death: November 10, 2012

Place of Death: 1500 N. Coalter St Staunton, VA 24401

Occupation: Custodian for Hartwick College

Hobbies: Fishing with his grandson, Justin, and mowing with his John Deere Tractor

Organizations: River Street Baptist Church, Oneonta, New York

Marilyn McGonigal, Spouse

Tammy Bailey, Daughter

Larry Bailey, Son-in-law

Dave Fineout, Stepson

Darryl Fineout, Stepson

Robert McGonigal, Brother

Mary McGonigal, Sister-in-law

Justin Bailey, Grandson

Heather Bailey, Granddaughter-in-law

Zachary Bailey, Grandson

Tammy Bailey, Granddaughter-in-law

Lennon Bailey, Great Grandchild

Abbey Bailey, Great Grandchild

Lucy Bailey, Great Grandchild

Tyler and wife, Julia McGonigal, Nephew

Kyle McGonigal, Nephew

Emilie McGonigal, Great Niece

James McGonigal, Father

Emilie (Fieg) McGonigal, Mother

Thomas McGonigal, Brother

Memorial donations may be made to:
River Street Baptist Church

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    May 22, 1942  -  November 10, 2012
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Life Legacy

Jon James McGonigal, age 70, wife of Marilyn McGonical of 1500 North Coalter Street, died Saturday morning, November 10, 2012 at his residence.

He was born May 22, 1942, son of the late James and Emilie (Fieg) McGonigal, in Oneonta, New York.

Prior to retirement, Mr. McGonigal was a custodian at Hartwick College for 38 years. He enjoyed fishing with his grandson and cutting grass with his John Deere tractor. He was a participant of River Street Baptist Church in New York.

He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Larry Bailey of New York; two step-sons, Dave Fineout of Staunton and Darryl Fineout of New York; one brother and sister-in-law, Robert (Mary) McGonigal of New York; two grandchildren, Justin (Heather) Bailey, Zachary (Tammy) Bailey; three great grandchildren, Lennon, Abbey, and Lucy Bailey, all of New York; five step-grandchildren; two nephews, Tyler (Julia) McGonigal and Kyle McGonigal; a great niece, Emilie McGonigal; two special friends, Janice and Bill Scutt; two aunts, Maxine (Robert) Whiteside and Jean Fieg; and many special cousins.

In addition to his parents, Mr. McGonigal is predeceased by a brother, Thomas McGonigal.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00am on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 in the Bookhout Funeral Home Chapel, by the Pastor Mel Farmer. Interment will follow at Plains Cemetery in Oneonta, New York.

Active pallbearers are Justin Bailey, Zachary Bailey, Darryl Fineout, Robert McGonigal, Larry Bailey, Danny Scutt, and Devon Fineout.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to River Street Baptist Church, 133 River Street, Oneonta, New York, 13820.