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Obituary for John "Jack" Guckavan

John C. Guckavan of Doylestown, PA passed away in Neshaminy Manor, Warrington, PA Friday, August 23, 2019. He was 80.

Born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Martin F. Guckavan Sr. and Margaret (Hinchcliffe) Guckavan, Jack resided in Warminster, PA before moving to Doylestown, PA 46 years ago.

Jack was a lieutenant in the US Navy during the Vietnam era. He received a Bachelor’s Degree from LaSalle University of Philadelphia, PA. He was formerly employed as a Purchasing Agent with Stabilus of Chalfont, PA for 35 years before retirement. Jack was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church of Doylestown; enjoyed gardening and painting; was a former lifeguard and vacationed at Brigantine, NJ beach with his family. He also enjoyed spending time with his five grandchildren.

He was the beloved husband of 48 years to Suzanne (Dubois) Guckavan; devoted father of Kim (Timothy) L’Hommedieu and Kevin (Sarah) Guckavan; dear brother of Joseph (Carol) Guckavan, Peggy Meonch, and the late Martin Guckavan Jr. and James Guckavan; loving grandfather of Jason, Mackenzie, and Camryn Guckavan, Catherine and Nathaniel L’Hommedieu.

A memorial gathering will be held at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 235 E. State Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 on Saturday, August 31, 2019 from 10:00-11:00 am, with a mass to follow.

Interment with military honors will follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to the Alzheimer’s Association Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter, 620 Freedom Business Drive, Suite 101, King of Prussia, PA 19406 or would be appreciated.

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