Thomas “Chooch” J. Chunko, 76

May 26, 2018

Thomas “Chooch” J. Chunko, 76, on May 26, 2018, died at his home in Manheim Township, Pennsylvania

Tom is survived by his wife, Dorothy J. Fager; son, Andrew Chunko, Jacksonville, FL; daughter, Jennifer Villella, Lancaster, PA; three grandchildren: Riley and Kendall Chunko and Evellina Villella; two step-children, Kimberly Fager Thomas, Wilkes Barre, PA, Matthew Fager, Arlington, Texas; and an adult granddaughter, Brittany Thomas, The University of Scranton, PA.

Tom is also survived by a sister, Shelby Chunko, Mount Joy, PA.

A 1960 graduate of Donegal High School, Tom served his country in the U. S. Navy; 1960 to 1966. He also worked part time with Batteries Plus.

He was a good man, husband, father and had a special love for trains. Tom enjoyed showing antique cars and he was an active member of the Train Collectors Association, Red Rose Antique Auto Club and the Antique Automobile Club of America.

A visitation will be held from 10-11 AM with a Memorial Service to begin at 11 AM on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2151 Oregon Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601. Burial will follow with Military Honors at Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may to be sent to “NOUTHETIC Life Coaching” P.O. Box 83 Richlands, NC 28574. Walt Croom counsels military personnel at Camp Lejeune.

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Condolences to the Family

June 06, 2018

 Andy & Jennifer – So sorry that I cannot attend your dad’s Memorial Service, but want you to let you know that I am thinking about you. I have fond memories of him helping me with my trains.
Don Miller

June 01, 2018

so sorry to learn of your fathers death.  my prayers will be with you and your family. Enjoy the memories and love he left with you and Andy.  Take care.  God bless
  Dick McCue

June 01, 2018

Very sorry to hear of Tom’s passing. I worked with him at Alumax and later on he helped me with my video business. Tom was best man at my wedding. I posted pictures on my Facebook page. He had a great sense of humor and was a good friend. Henry A. Zerphey. 

May 31, 2018

My wife Barb and I are very sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless.
Ken Kirkpatrick

May 31, 2018

May 31, 2018
We are so saddened with the passing of our friend and classmate, Tom.  You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
With deepest sympathy,
Jim & Marlene Zuch

May 30, 2018

Tom and I were friends for a long time. He was in my “dancing and hey day years” at the JukeBox. We had many long talks about trains, his navy duty and many other topics. He came to where I was living in Lititz and I made home made pot pie and he loved it!!! He was a sweet loving man and friend. Heaven has gotten another great angel. I am sorry for his family for I know they will miss him. Keep heaven safe my friend until all of us can get together and have good times again. Miss you Judy Bender-Cohen

May 30, 2018

Dear Jen, sending deepest condolences to you and your family. May you find peace and comfort in the celebration of your father’s life.
With love, Dana and Corinne Gulick

May 30, 2018

Chunko Family, we are sorry to hear of your loss and pray that God gives you Peace and Grace as you mourn the passing of your Dad, Grandpa and Friend. 
We offer the family a great Bible verse from Isaiah 41:10 that tells us “fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God, I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”
Your Friends,
Russ & Sabine Smitley
St. Augustine, FL

Saturday, June 09, 2018
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