Born in Phillipsburg, NJ on January 17, 1934, he was the son of the late Michael and Margaret Horvath Mondzak. He graduated from St. Philip & St. James Parochial High School School in 1953. Gene served in the US Marine Corps from 1954 to 1957. He retired from Ingersoll-Rand Cameron Pump Division after 44 years. He also was employed with The Finegan Funeral Home for over 40 years.
Gene is survived by his sister in law Eileen McDevitt Mondzak; nephew Kenneth Mondzak (Lisa), nieces Mary Encke (Wayne), Kathy Lynn (Jim), Michele Krock (Matt) , Brenda Mondzak and many great-nieces and nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his brother Kenneth Mondzak Sr. and nephew James Mondzak.
Gene was a member at St. Mary Catholic Church, where he was an usher at 5pm Mass, Knights of Columbus #474, Notre Dame Club of Phillipsburg, John Dolak American Legion, Holy Name Society. Gene loved his trips to Atlantic City, Las Vegas and all other casinos. He was an avid bowler at Warren Lanes, an avid fan of the Phillies, Eagles and Notre Dame.
Viewing hours will be held on Friday March 15, 2019 at The Finegan Funeral Home, 924 Second Ave., Alpha, NJ from 6 to 8 pm. Funeral services will begin at 9:30 am at the funeral home on Saturday March 16, 2019 followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 am at St. Mary Catholic Church, 5th Ave., Alpha, NJ. Interment will be in St. Peter & Paul Cemetery in Alpha. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the church.