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Michael Wayne Gonella Sr.

Michael Wayne Gonella Sr., 70 of Sanford passed away Wednesday June 8, 2022.

 

Services will be held at a later date.

 

Mr. Gonella was born in Lee Co. to the late Franze Joseph Gonella and Cornelia Stone Gonella. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Patrick G. Gonella. Mike was a lifetime member, and PER of, the Sanford Elks Lodge #1679.  He loved his family and fishing.

 

He is survived by his beloved wife of 49 years Cynthia P. Gonella; daughter Maigan Gonella Shrum (Shevais); son Michael Wayne Gonella Jr.; grandchildren Rylan Gonella, Harper Gonella, and Carson Shrum; and sister Kay Gonella Bolton (Neal).

 

Memorial contributions can be made to the Grace Christian School Scholarship Fund, PO Box 1408 Sanford NC  27331.


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Denise Yarborough Sykes Jul 27 2022 4:32 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Michael Gonella Sr.

Marjorie Riddle Watson Jul 19 2022 10:15 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Michael Gonella Sr.

Sandra Desjarlais Jul 14 2022 10:58 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Michael Gonella Sr.

Myra and Randy Thomas Jun 26 2022 12:22 PM

We are sorry to hear of Mike’s passing away and we send our condolences to Cindy and family. But while we mourn for his loss let us also rejoice that such a man lived and that he was our friend and Brother Elk.

D.Steve ,Steve and June Gunter Jun 23 2022 9:13 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Michael Gonella Sr.

Sharhonda Arnold (Webster) Jun 20 2022 12:18 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Michael Gonella Sr.

Carrieline Petty Jun 20 2022 12:09 PM

Cindy, so very sorry to hear about Mike. Keeping you and the kids in our prayers, he will be greatly missed .
Hugs and love, Rick and Kathy Guerrero

Kathy Guerrrero Jun 16 2022 4:12 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Michael Gonella Sr.

Andy and Sharon Phillips Jun 16 2022 8:37 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Michael Gonella Sr.

Deborah W. Thomas Jun 13 2022 5:49 PM

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