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Joseph P Miscavage

March 17, 1948 ~ April 27, 2019 (age 71)


Shamokin – Joseph P. Miscavage Jr., 71, of 244 W. Sunbury Street, passed away Saturday, April 27, 2019 in his home surrounded by his family.

Born in Wilkes-Barre on March 17, 1948, Joseph was the son of the late Joseph and Antoinette (Brazinski) Miscavage. In 1961 he graduated from Wilkes-Barre Township High School, and joined the navy after graduation.

In Shamokin on September 14, 1971, he married Ruth Britton, who survives. Joseph worked as a Machinist and Mechanic for Norfolk Southern Railroad and Conrail. His friends called him ‘Railroad Joe’.

Joseph is survived by his wife, Ruth Miscavage; a brother, Lawrence Miscavage of Wilkes-Barre; a sister, Joice Siwalik of Wilkes-Barre; three sons, Justin Miscavage and his wife Lori of Sunbury, Joe Miscavage and his wife Jennifer of Shamokin, and Carl Miscavage and his wife Brenda of Mount Carmel; fourteen grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Joseph was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Antoinette (Brazinski) Miscavage.



Joseph P Miscavage Jr., 71, of 244 W. Sunbury Street, Shamokin – A viewing will be held on Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm in the Farrow-C.J. Lucas Funeral and Cremation Service, 240 West Chestnut Street, Shamokin, Lori Ann Campbell, Supervisor. To send condolences to the family, please visit

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May 2, 2019

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Farrow - C. J. Lucas Funeral and Cremation Service
240 W Chestnut St,
Shamokin, PA 17872

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