Mr. George Sapp, 74, of Bear Creek Township, fell into the loving arms of our Lord on Tuesday, August 28, 2012, at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre, after a lengthy illness.
Mr. Sapp was born on December 26, 1937. He was a son of the late Stephen and Mary Sapp. He was a lifelong resident of Bear Creek Township. George was self-employed for most of his life as the owner of George Sapp Excavating Company. In Georgeā??s younger years, he also served his country in the United States Army Reserve Unit.
George was a hard-working, honest man who lived his life for his family. He enjoyed the simple things in life, and always had a kind word for all who knew him. He also enjoyed his garden and spending time with his grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
George was a faithful member of Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral, 591 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre.
Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Esther Dancheck, and his brother Stephen Sapp.
George is survived by his daughters, George Anne Romanoskey and her husband, Joe, Larksville; Marge Bowman and her husband, John, Bear Creek Township; Christine Sapp, Dallas; grandsons, Derek Crucius, Philadelphia; William Evans Jr. and Ryan Evans, both of Bear Creek Township; sisters, Evelyn Suhoski, Bear Creek Township; Justine Gulczynski, Mountain Top; and brother John Sapp, Mountain Top; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. from the Simon S. Russin Funeral Home, 136 Maffett St., Plains Township, with Requiem Services at 9:30 a.m. in Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral with Archpriest Joseph Martin, Pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in St. Tikhon of Zadonsk Orthodox Cemetery, South Canaan, Pa.
Family and friends may call Friday from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. A Parastas Service will be held at 6 p.m. Military honors will be accorded at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.