Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer John Gonda

Westchester County Parkway Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, December 20, 1969

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Reflections for Police Officer John Gonda

Rest in peace.


December 20, 2021

50 years, many tears, many broken hearts.. you are loved and missed now more than ever. Till we meet again Dad.

Jeanne Gonda

December 20, 2019

Rest in Peace Brother LEO. Thank you Hero and your family for your sacrifice and service. Always remembered. Always remembered.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

December 20, 2019

Rest In Peace John, thank you for being one of the men that taught me how to be a true police officer.

Sergeant Richard Decker
Westchester County Parkway Police

August 10, 2017

I said a little prayer today for Police Officer Gonda and his family. He may be gone but never forgotten. He will always be a New York HERO.

Robyn Wilkes

December 14, 2015

Thank you God for giving me a Mom and Dad that taught me to live my life righteous and true.
Your actions spoke larger than life and what a great testimony that was.
I love you dad and thank you for what I am today.
I shall see you again when it is time for me to leave this earth for my real home with Jesus in heaven.

Diana (Chickodee)

June 4, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 42nd anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

December 20, 2011

There is not a day that goes by that we do not miss you. Your grandchildren are now old enough to understand how dedicated you were as a Police Officer. I try to instill in them, the beliefs and values that you carried so easily even though at the time they were not popular. Derek and Kyle love you very much!


December 21, 2009



April 5, 2008

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

December 11, 2007

I never met my grandfather, but I know from everyone that knew him that he was a hard-working man who loved his family and did everything he could to help others regardless of their race or reputation. He loved to take my mom and her siblings hiking, fishing, and anywhere fun during the time he had between his two jobs. He tried very hard to instill his positive values in his children and even though he's passed on, stories of his memory helped to instill those values in me. Namaste, Grandpa.


December 6, 2007

No officer who gave his life should be without reflection…..I salute you for your service

July 6, 2005

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