David Petonak, 67
David Petonak, 67 of Boonton Township went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, November 30, 2022. David was born and raised in Boonton Township. He was a self-employed painter.
He loved the Lord and his family. Dave took great pride in his gardening and holiday decorating. He also enjoyed hiking, fishing, biking and playing with his nieces and nephews. He loved attending all the sporting events his nieces and nephews played. He was their biggest fan.
Dave attended The Chapel for many years. He was part of many small groups who studied God’s word weekly. He spent Friday afternoons at the Good Shepherd Mission ministering to men in Paterson. He worked with the Disabilities Ministries at The Chapel for many years. He enjoyed volunteering his time at the spring work weekend at Northern Frontier for many years. He was predeceased by his parents, Mike and Marguerite, and his sister Mary Beth. He is survived by his siblings, Mike (Michele), George (Kathy), Cathy Benjamin, Jim (JoAnn), Geri Carcich, Annie (John) Wach, and Jack (Denise), 19 nieces and nephews and 22 great nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, December 4, 2022 at The Chapel, 264 Jacksonville Road, Lincoln Park.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Dave’s name may be made to Northern Frontier, 38 Cadwallader Court, Yardley, PA 19067 or Good Shepherd Mission, 336 Broadway, Paterson, New Jersey 07501.