Charles A. Sgarlat, 84, of West Turner Street, Forty Fort, died on Thursday morning at his home.
Born in Luzerne on June 26, 1928, he was a son of Frank B. and Margrette Earnest Sgarlat. He moved to Forty Fort in 1937 and attended Forty Fort schools.
Before retiring he was part owner, secretary and treasurer of Frank B. Sgarlat Sand and Gravel Co., Forty Fort, and F.B. Sgarlat Realty Co.
He was a member of Forty Fort United Methodist Church, Forty Fort Fire Co., Kingston Lodge No. 395, F & AM and Irem Temple.
Preceding him in death are his wife of 61 years, Corrine Bovard Sgarlat, who died on April 4, 2008; brothers, James, George, Robert, Joseph, Harry and William; and sisters, twin girls, Mertle, Mary and Stella.
Surviving are his three sons, Richard and his wife, Wendy, Overland Park, Kan., David A. and his wife, Deborah, Forty Fort, and Robert and his wife, Helen, Forty Fort; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Private graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Fern Knoll Burial Park, 100 Midland Drive, Dallas, with the Rev. Dr. Philip T. Wanck officiating. The interment will follow. Arrangements entrusted to the Hugh B. Hughes & Son Inc. Funeral Home, 1044 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort.
Memorial contributions, if desired, can be made to the Forty Fort/Kingston Ambulance Association, 600 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, PA 18704.
For information or to send the family an online message of condolence, visit the funeral home's website at www.hughbhughes.com.
Hugh B. Hughes & Son Inc.
1044 Wyoming Ave
Forty Fort, PA 18704
Published in Times Leader on Apr. 28, 2013