John K. Bartgis, of Mount Joy, PA, was called home on February 5, 2019 at the age of 80. John was the devoted husband to his wife Ruth A Bartgis, with whom she celebrated 57 wonderful years of marriage with.
John was a hardworking man who was self-employed as a diesel mechanic for the majority of his life. Born in West Virginia, John had a passion for the great outdoors, hunting & fishing. John was all about family and friends and loved his grandchildren dearly.
John was preceded in death by his wife Ruth A Bartgis who past January 7, 2019. John and Ruth had three children; Barbara Powell, wife of Wayne Powell of Manheim, PA; John W. Bartgis, husband of Michelle Bartgis of Blue Rock Ohio; and Beverly Radzik, wife of Ronald Radzik, of Manheim, PA. His six grandchildren Wayne W. Powell of Manheim, PA: Olivia Spayd wife of Derek Spayd, Mount Joy, PA; Corey K. Radzik husband of Heather Radzik, Mount Joy, PA; Holly Bartgis, Blue Rock, OH: Jordan Bartgis, Blue Rock, OH and Jason Radzik of Centerville, PA, along with one great-granddaughter, McKenzie Radzik, of Mt. Joy, PA.
The family wishes to thank all of those who cared for John at Ephrata Manor Nursing Home.
A memorial service honoring John’s life will be held at Chiques United Methodist Church, 1215 East Main Street, Mount Joy on Saturday February 9, 2019 at 11:45 AM. Family and friends will be received at the church before the service from 10 AM to 11:30 AM. Interment will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.