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Edward J. Zavatsky

Edward J. Zavatsky Obituary

Edward J. Zavatsky, 73, of Newtown, passed away Wednesday at Geisinger St. Luke's Hospital, Orwigsburg.

Born in Pottsville, he was a son of the late John and Mary (Yaworski) Zavatsky.

He was a machinist with the railroad for 30-plus years. He was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a 1965 graduate of Minersville High School. He was a member of the Most Blessed Trinity Church, Tremont. He was a member of Newtown Fire Company, Newtown Gun Club, the Pine Grove VFW and Minersville American Legion Post 544, Minersville.

Ed truly enjoyed his card games with his friends at Newtown Gun Club and Firehouse, going to the casino and, most importantly, spending time with his grandkids. He will be missed by all who knew him.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Tyler Sincavage.

Edward is survived by his wife, the former Ann Marie Lemke; three daughters, Amanda Sincavage and her husband, Edward, of Lake Wynonah, Debbie Zavatsky, at home, and Nancy Zavatsky, of Llewellyn; three grandchildren, Aaliyah Bush, Drake Bush and Tanner Sincavage; a brother, John Zavatsky and his wife, Gloria, Oklahoma; nieces, nephews and cousins.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at noon Tuesday at Most Blessed Trinity Church, Tremont. The Rev. George J. Kochuparambil will officiate. Relatives and friends may call from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Donald J. Butler Funeral Home, 328 Sunbury St., Minersville. Visitors are asked to observe CDC and PADOH guidelines for COVID-19. Interment with military honors will be in Indiantown National Cemetery, Annville. The family would prefer remembrances in the form of contributions to Tyler Sincavage Memorial Fund, c/o Schuylkill Area Community Foundation, 216 S. Centre St., Pottsville, PA 17901. Contributions will also be accepted at the funeral home. To offer condolences to the family or to light a candle in Edward's memory, visit us at www.donaldjbutlerfh.com.

Published in Republican & Herald from Jan. 22 to Jan. 23, 2021
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