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James M. Moncavage

March 11, 1944 ~ November 13, 2019 (age 75)

Obituary

James Moncavage, 75, of Elysburg, PA passed away Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at Geisinger Shamokin Area Community Hospital in Shamokin. 
He was born in Mount Carmel, the son of the late Chester and Florence (Shriner) Moncavage. 
James was a graduate of Mount Carmel High School. He worked 30 years at PP&L and earned a purple heart while serving his county in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Mount Carmel VFW and an avid golfer at Three Ponds Golf Course for 43 years. He is a member of the Ed Romance PA Sports Hall of Fame for baseball, the game he loved. He also played softball for Shuda Café and Faust Café. 
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings Charles Moncavage and Flossie (Moncavage) McClay and In-laws Ron McClay, Bill and Nellie Shinskie, Bill Shinskie Jr., John Shinskie, Kenny Shinskie, and Blaine and Betty Ann (Shinskie) Hoover, Bart Scarlett, as well as niece Amy (Brokus) Hager and nephew Blaine Hoover III. 
James is survived by wife Janet (Shinskie) Moncavage, son Michael Moncavage and partner Corrie Garlick, daughter Jaime (Moncavage) Vesci, son-in-law John Vesci, grand-daughters Freya and Daphne Vesci. Larry and Tina McClay, Karen and Rob Greco, David and Joanne Shinskie, Peggy and Gene Brokus, Marylee and Dave Romanoski, Joseph and Margaret Shinskie, Betsy Shinskie, Ruthie Shinskie, Brett and Sharon Scarlett and many nieces and nephews. 
A Memorial service will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at Rothermel-Heizenroth Funeral & Cremation Service, Elysburg. Interment in All Saints Cemetery, Elysburg. Visitation 9:00-11:00 AM Wednesday, November 20 at the funeral home. 
In lieu of flowers the family is asking that you make donations to local charity Mount Carmel Area ThinkBIG. Information available at mca.k12.pa.us/wp/think-big. 
Rothermel-Heizenroth Funeral & Cremation Service, Elysburg is in charge of the arrangements. Charles Heizenroth III, FD Joe Murray, Supervisor.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
November 20, 2019

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Rothermel-Heizenroth Funeral & Cremation Service
387 W. Valley Ave
Elysburg, PA 17824

Funeral Service
Wednesday
November 20, 2019

11:00 AM
Rothermel-Heizenroth Funeral & Cremation Service
387 W. Valley Ave
Elysburg, PA 17824

Interment following funeral service
Wednesday
November 20, 2019

All Saints Cemetery (Elysburg)

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