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Joel E. Gowetski

Born: Mon., Sep. 8, 1958
Died: Sat., Nov. 28, 2009

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Mr. Joel E. Gowetski, 51, of Port Lavaca, TX. passed away Saturday, November 28th, 2009 peacefully at his residence. Formerly of Natrona Heights

Joel was born in Natrona Heights, PA on September 8, 1958, the son of the late Ralph E. and Delores (Shaul) Gowetski who survives him of Natrona Heights..

He was of Catholic faith. Joel was a member of the Port Lavaca Eagle's Club. He enjoyed watching the Steelers and being with his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife Diane (Beckwith) Gowetski of Inez TX, son Jason (Amanda) Gowetski of Inez, and daughter Nichole (Jeffrey Lilley) Gowetski of Haughton, LA. 3 brothers John Gowetski of Denver, CO., Brian (Shirley) Gowetski of Conneaut Lake, PA. and Steven (Faye) Gowetski of Haughton, LA. 4 sister; Delores (Robert) Wassam of St. Matthews, SC., Debbie (Dennis) Baustert of Allegheny Twp., Marcia (Ronald) Kulick of Apollo and Sara (Michael) Mester of New Kensington. 5 grandchildren Caleb, Jordan, Paityn Aspen and Ashton. Dozens of nieces and nephews

Joel is preceded in death by his Paternal grandparents, Bernard and Alice Gowetski of Kittanning and his Maternal grandparents, Sarah and Edward Shaul of Manorville and his infant sister Alice Gowetski

Family and friends are being received on Thursday Dec 3rd from 6-8 pm. in the Redmond Funeral Home Inc. 524 High St. Freeport, PA

A parting prayer service will be held in the funeral home at 9:30 am on Friday Dec. 4th that will be followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Freeport at 10:00 am with Father Edward Volz officiating.

Burial will be held in Our Lady of Hope Cemetery, Tarentum, PA

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Jason and Nichole Gowetski/ c/o Redmond Funeral Home Inc. 524 High St. Freeport, PA 16229 or To send a condolence visit, www.redmondfuneralhomeinc.com

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Eleanor Huth

Delores, Debbie and the Joel's entire

family, please accept my sincere sympathy

on Joel's death. My prayers are with you.

May the Dear Lord give you the strength

to help you through this most trying time.

Delores it is a parent's worst nightmare to

lose a child. Always remember to rely on

your Faith and live each day in God's grace.

God Bless all of you.

Your Christian Mother friend.

Eleanor Huth

Vickie Harpula Bain

Dear Gowetski Family. I was just thinking of Joel and my brother Joe and their friendship at Blessed Sacrament School the other day. I am so sorry to hear of his passing. God bless all of you and know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Michael E Luke

My Condolences on the death of your father. I have enter the data from the obit on genebase site which has the Schall Book listings. Yvonne Price (yvonnskiprice@yahoo.com) and I help update this site with Dates and names. I will add DOB for You, your Spouse and Children if you provide info. You can see your profile by going to genebase.com

Ed Sr. and Marlene Bielek

To Delores and family: We are so sorry to hear of Joel's passing.We know how hard it is to lose a child, no matter the age. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers daily.

Much love and many good memories,

Ed and Marlene and family xoox

Kenneth Michael Gowetski

I am very sorry to hear the news, I can remember visiting his family in Natrona Heights when he was very young.

My condolences,

Mike, cousin of Ralph and son of Stanley Gowetski Sr.

Cindy Henry

My deepest sympathy to you and your family in this time of sorrow. My God grant you peace and comfort in this time. May you grow closer as a family as you share your memories of the good times and tear over your loss.


i WISH TO EXPRESS MY DEEPEST CONDOLENCES FOR THE LOSS OF YOUR SON AT SUCH A YOUNG AGE. So you will know who this is from I am June Bentleys daughter and although I don't remember you I know we are cousins and I am so terribly sorry for your family.

Todd Drumm


I was very sad to hear about Joel's passing. Although I have not seen Joel in many years, his memory is an indelible part of my life.


Jesse Mudge
   Posted Sat May 16, 2020
If this is Joel Gowetski brother Steve wife Diane? who worked at Cadillac Wire and Cable, Bossier City Louisiana in the early 80s I am sorry to hear of his passing had a lot of good times with Joel and Steve whom I worked and socialize with Joel was a good guy

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