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Martin John DeCavage, Sr.

Martin John DeCavage, Sr., 79, of Ransom Township, passed away Sunday, December 26, 2021, at home.

Born in Lenoxville on June 7, 1942, he was the son of the late John and Sophie Scrobak DeCavage.

Martin was a graduate of Mountain View High School and received an Associates Degree from Chicago Tech.

Martin was an avid golfer and won many local tournaments. He also enjoyed skiing, fishing and always took great pride in his beautiful garden. He worked for Cascade paper plant in Ransom (formerly Potlatch and Pope and Talbot) for over 30 years. Mart was an excellent athlete in baseball and track, and once held the pole vaulting record in Susquehanna County.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle and will be greatly missed.

Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Marion T. Wasmucky DeCavage; daughter, Theresa Rubino and her husband Cory, Pittston; son, Martin DeCavage, Jr. and his wife Meghan, Harding; grandchildren, Nicole and Kristen Walters and John and Wren DeCavage; brothers, Allan DeCavage and his wife Margie, AZ; and John Joseph DeCavage and his wife Nadine, VA; numerous nieces and nephews.

A religious service will be held at the Lenoxville United Methodist Church on Thursday December 30th, 2021 at 2 pm. Arrangements are entrusted to Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston.


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