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Charles Sincavage

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Charles J. Sincavage
Charles J. Sincavage, 95, of Shenandoah and Nesquehoning, passed away on Monday, January 21, 2013 at St. Lukes Hospital, Coaldale. Born in Shenandoah, PA on December 11, 1917, he was a son of the late Charles B. and Anna A. Sincavage. Charles was employed as a professional engineer for 37 1/2 years for Penn Dot, retiring in 1981. He was a member of St. Georges R.C. Church, Shenandoah. He was a life member and past president of the American Society of Highway Engineers, a graduate of the former J.W. Cooper High School, Shenandoah, and a graduate of Penn State University with a degree in Engineering. Charles was a Staff Seargant in the Army during WWII, having served with the 157th Combat Engineers, which was involved with the D-Day invasion. During his military tenure he was captured and became a POW. Charles was an avid golfer, and a boater and fisherman on Lake Hauto. He was known as Pap to all. He was a member of the CWV and the DAV of Shenandoah and a member of the A.P. Damato Medal of Honor Legion Post # 792 also of Shenandoah. He was a member of the Lake Hauto Club since 1978. He was predeceased by his wife, Margaret Kelly Sincavage in 1995; two daughters, Patricia in 1950 and Marcia in 2006; one brother, Joseph Sinclair. Survivors: One son, Charles, with his wife, Denise Sincavage, of Lake Hauto; two daughters, Peggy and her husband, John Kweder, of Lake Hauto and Diane and her husband, Tom Richar, of Long Valley, NJ. One son-in-law, Leonard Ciszek of Lake Hauto; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services: Funeral services will be held Friday, January 25, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. from the Oravitz Home for Funerals Inc., 40 N. Jardin St., Shenandoah. Interment will follow in the Our Lady of Fatima Cemetery, Shenandoah. Friends may call Thurdsay evening from 5 to 8 p.m. and again Friday morning from 8 until 9:30 a.m. Contributions: The American Diabetes Foundation, The , or the A.P. Damato Veterans of Shenandoah.
Published in Morning Call on Jan. 23, 2013
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