SHAMOKIN — Marjorie K. Sinkovich, 93, of 123 Birch St., passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014, at the Mount Carmel Nursing Center, Mount Carmel.
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She was born May 17, 1920, in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, a daughter of the late Norman and Elise (Millar) Thomson.
She was educated in schools in Australia.
Marjorie served in the Royal Australian Air Force from 1942 to 1945, during World War II.
On Aug. 18, 1945, in St. John's Cathedral, Brisbane, Australia, she married John Sinkovich, who was serving in the U.S. Army. Her husband preceded her in death April 4, 2004.
Until her retirement, she was employed at the former Cluett-Peabody Company in the quality control department.
Marjorie was an active member of the Transfiguration Ukrainian Catholic Church, Shamokin, and the Blessed Virgin Mary Sodality.
She was also a founding member of the Sunflower Club, and served as the Northern Region Coordinator of Project S.A.M. (Senior Adult Ministry). Other memberships include the Elks, Ramblers and the Shamokin-Coal Township Senior Action Center.
She is survived by her loving family, which includes three sons and a daughter-in-law, Philip and Mary Sinkovich, of Cincinnati, Ohio, Dennis Sinkovich, of Queensland, Australia, and Paul Sinkovich, of Melbourne, Australia; six grandchildren, Jennifer Vigre, Alice Bobinson and Christopher, Matthew, Nadia and Andrew Sinkovich; nine great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
SINKOVICH — Marjorie K. Sinkovich, 93, of 123 Birch St., Shamokin. Divine liturgy will be celebrated at noon Monday at Transfiguration Ukrainian Catholic Church, Shamokin. Interment will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. Viewing will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Monday in the Stephen A. Chowka Funeral Home, 114 N. Shamokin St., Shamokin. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Transfiguration Ukrainian Catholic Church, 303 N. Shamokin St., Shamokin 17872.
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Published in News Item from Apr. 18 to Apr. 19, 2014