Joseph F. Gnatek Jr., 80, of Brooks, passed away at his residence Nov. 10. He was born Aug. 27, 1933, in Hadley, Mass., a son of the late Joseph and Margaret (Bach) Gnatek.

Joseph worked at Milton Bradley and Hasbro for 33 years. He was a member of the Mason’s Lodge in Brooks. Joseph loved woodworking, gardening and remodeling his home in Brooks.

He was predeceased by his brother Nick Gnatek.

Joseph is survived by his wife of 30 years, Susan (Ladany) Gnatek, of Brooks; children Gail Sujat and her husband Randy of Chicopee, Mass., Glenda White and her husband David of Chicopee, Mass., Greta Redzko, of Ind., Ginger Chan, of N.H., Jacalyn Cormier and her husband Micaiah, of N.H., and Joseph Gnatek and his wife Lisa, of N.H., eight grandchildren and his sister Gwen Houston and her husband George of Conn.

In lieu of floweres memorial donations may be made to Waldo County Home Health and Services.

Arrangements are under the care of Riposta Funeral Home 182 Waldo Ave Belfast, Maine, 04915