Joaquin Q. Megofna

Joaquin Q. Megofna, age 69, Wasson Avenue, DuBois, PA died Monday, November 30, 2015 at his home.

Born May 3, 1946 in Guam, he was the son of the late Manuel and Maria (Quichocho) Megofna.

He was married to Pamela J. (Hendricks) Megofna. She survives.

Joaquin was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps having served during the Vietnam War.

He retired from Owens Brockway after 30 years of service. Previous to that, he had worked at McDowell Manufacturing.

He loved to fish in Lake Erie and he loved his grandchildren.

Joaquin is survived by eight children: Kenny Megofna (Katie) of Ridgecrest, CA, Krissy Oakes (John) of Punxsutawney, PA, Manny Megofna (Kari) of DuBois, PA, Sierra Wayts (Shawn) of East Rochester, OH, Stacey Craft of DuBois, PA, Kim Madera (Scott) of DuBois, PA, Angel Elridge (Ben Dahrouge) of DuBois, PA and April Gesin (Justin) of DuBois, PA. He is also survived by numerous grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews in Guam.

He was preceded in death by a sister and three brothers.

Visitation will be held on Friday, December 4. 2015 from 2-4 P.M. and 6:00-7:30 P.M. at the Goble Baronick Funeral Home.

A funeral service will be held on Friday evening at 7:30 P.M. from the funeral home.

Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery.

Memorials may be sent to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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