Tad William Gustafson, 37, of Woodcock Boro, passed away unexpectedly on May 5, 2018. He was born on April 17, 1981, in Meadville, PA, the son of William Edwin Gustafson and Shelly Pearl Woge. After graduating from high school, Tad worked at various restaurants in the area as cook, bartender, and manager. He was currently working as a machine operator at PTR, Meadville. Tad enjoyed golfing, riding his ATV, playing corn hole, being outdoors around the campfire, and caring for his dog Chewbacca.

Gustafson, Tad William026    He was preceded in death by niece, Natasha Paige Woge and cousin, Robert J. Anderson.

Survivors include his father, William “Gus” Gustafson of Guys Mills; his mother, Shelly Woge and her husband, Rudy of Meadville; sister, Michelle Yvonne Woge of Meadville; brother, Nicholas Hawley Woge of Meadville; niece, Evelynn Pearl Kelly of Meadville; nephew, Kellen Alexander Manning of Cambridge Springs; grandmother, Dolores G. Humes of Woodcock; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Friends are invited to call at the Van Matre Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A funeral service will be held there at 8 p.m. with the Reverend Jeff Bobbin of Hamlin Chapel officiating. Interment will be at Mitchell Cemetery.