CINCINNATI, OH Jonathan R. Gardner passed away peacefully at 9:20 p.m. Monday, August 19, 2013, at Bethesda North Hospital, Cincinnati. Born in January 1954 to Gloria J. (Firestone) and the late Kenneth R. Gardner, he was the beloved father of James and Sabrina (Jeff); grandfather of Amber, Kayley, and Aidenk; big brother to Dave (Sherry), Ray, and Marie (Mike); and uncle to Nick and loved SP. He was preceded in death by his sister, Christine, and sister-in-law, Joann. Jon graduated in 1972 from York Vo-Tech. He worked for many years at M&P Amusements, York. The past six years Jon has worked for the Elaut Co. as a manger/technician, most recently at Kings Island Resort, Ohio. Memorial service will be private and at the convience of family. Hay Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Ohio, guided the family with arrangements. The family would like to send a heartfelt thank you to Sandy and Michelle at Bethesda, and friend and co-worker, Jeremy McMillian. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Cincinnati, 4360 Cooper Road, Suite 201, Cincinnati, OH 45242.
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Aug. 26, 2013