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Cyril A. "Joe" Harvey

1936 - 2020
Cyril A. "Joe" Harvey Obituary

Cyril A. "Joe" Harvey, 84, passed away Friday morning, Nov. 20, 2020, at home, after a long and courageous battle against COPD.

Joe was born Sept. 5, 1936, in Springville, to Cyril Harvey Sr. and Amy Harvey Jayne. He graduated from Tunkhannock High School in 1955. He served proudly in the U.S. Army from December 1959 to May 1962. After completing Military Police training, he was assigned to Fort Lewis, Wash., where he served for the remainder of his tour. He was a 1967 graduate of Hobart Welding School and worked for the Boilermakers Union as a welder for 31 years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Roger Harvey; and his granddaughter, Olivia Strunk.

Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Judith McLaud Harvey; daughters, Ellyn Harvey; Kathy Strunk; and Tracy Sheridan (Christopher); six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He is also survived by brothers, James Harvey and Thomas Harvey; and sisters, Blennie Ann Saylor, Marjorie Brown and Helen King.

In the past, Joe was an active member of the Gardner-Warner American Legion Post 154 in Elk Lake. He served in their honor guard and held the office of Sergeant at Arms for several years. He was also a member of the Tunkhannock Moose Lodge 1276.

Joe was an avid fisherman with a special passion for ice fishing. He especially enjoyed fishing at Little Elk Lake where he owned a recreational property for 20 years. In addition to fishing, he had a special affection for his Pomeranian dogs.

Arrangements are entrusted to Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home.

Memorial services will be at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gardner-Warner Post 154, 14515 state Route 3001, Montrose, PA 18801-7066.

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