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James G. Sickler

Northmoreland, Pennsylvania

1933 - 2019 (Age 86)

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NORTHMORELAND — James G. Sickler, 86, of Northmoreland, passed away peacefully on the morning of Sept. 11, 2019. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Dorothy M. Goble Sickler.

Born in Eatonville on March 27, 1933, he was the son of the late Chester and Flossie Corby Sickler.

James served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War era.

In addition to his wife, Jim is survived by sons James G. and wife Charlene A., of Tunkahnnock, Stephen and wife Charlene M., Randy and wife Kim, all of Centermoreland, and Benjamin and wife Jan, of Evans Falls; daughter Donna Jones, of Centermoreland; brother Robert Sickler and sister Dorothy Shupp, both of Thurston Hollow; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by brothers Paul and Harold Sickler; and sisters Sara Greenley and Myrtle Wyda.

Family and friends are invited to attend Jim's funeral service which will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, with Pastor Joel Byer presiding. Interment with full military honors will follow in Perrins Marsh Cemetery, Centermoreland. A viewing for family and friends will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Jim's name to Northmoreland Township Volunteer Fire Company or Franklin Northmoreland Ambulance, 1618 Demunds Road, Tunkhannock, PA 18612.

The family would like to thank the Allied Hospice Center for all their care and support during this time.

Please visit the funeral home website to share memories or extend condolences.


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An old friend from Thurston Hollow, and neighbor in the 50's. Jim could ride a bicycle, standing up backwards. I was walking home from school one day and Jim had mustered out of the army and went straight to Turrel motors and paid cash for a new 1952 ford pickup. He pulled up along side of me and said "hay kid, Want a ride?". I looked at the odometer and it had 7 miles on it. The distance from Tunkhannock to home. Many good time together. I will miss You Bud.

Miss you, Pop. I love you.

Sorry for your loss our prayers for the Sickler family. James the true grit guy, Korean war veteran and all, 64 years marriage, raised a good family. God Bless you and comfort you in your grief and in celebrating your Dads life.
Ken & Lori Viechec

Dear mrs. Sickler , randy , jimmy and family .
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prays are with you all. Our deepest condolences.

Dominick and Debbie

I have known jimmy for a couple years now he was a great guy he will be truly missed im sad to hear his time has come so soon