Joseph J. Gooch February 18, 1980 - September 26, 2022

Joseph Jeffrey Gooch, 42 of Macungie passed away suddenly at his home, on Monday, September 26, 2022.  Born February 18, 1980, Joe was the loving son of Jeffrey and Mary Kay (Persichini) Gooch.  He was a graduate of Parkland High School and Penn State University.  He was employed by SapphireK12, formerly K-12 Systems, where he served as the Vice President of Technology and Product Development.

In his spare time, Joe had a passion for singing and was a member of Penn Harmonics while studying at Penn State.  He later sang with Keystone Acapella, a semi-professional acapella group.  He contributed his talents in audio and lighting for many years at THON, a student run philanthropy program at Penn State University.

Joe is survived by his mother Mary Kay, and her husband Jeffry Grim of Macungie, father Jeffrey Gooch of Schnecksville, and brother Christopher Gooch of Chicago, IL.

A celebration of life will be held Saturday, October 1, 2022 at Stephens Funeral Home, 274 Krocks Rd., Allentown, PA 18106, at 11:00 AM.  A visitation will be held prior, from 10-11 AM.

Please consider memorial contributions to THON in Joe’s memory.



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