Lawrence "Larry" A. Sinchar, 63, of North Huntingdon, passed away Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at UPMC East. He was born April 27, 1959, a son of the late John E. and Margaret (Jozwick) Sinchar. Larry retired in 2021 after over 40 years of service as an auto body technician from Riverview Chevrolet, (formerly Tom Clark Chevrolet). He was a graduate of Serra Catholic High School and a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church. He was a social member of Hartford Heights Firemen's Club, Fairmont Hahntown Fire Dept. Social Club, Irwin Moose Lodge #236 and St. Joseph Polish Club where everyone knew him as Uncle Larry. He was a loyal customer of Mr. Smokes where he stopped to play his numbers each day. He never hit the big one but never lost hope. He loved Miller Lite and his books of the year, and hated sprinkles on birthday cakes. Over the years, he belonged to both bowling and golf leagues with the Polish National Alliance #352. He is survived by his wife, Joanna Sinchar; step daughter, Kylie (Richard) Smith; pappy to Alexee Smith and Coleson Smith. He is the youngest of five brothers, Ronald, Gerald (Carol), Mark, Gregory (Bernadette); numerous cousins, nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Friends will be received from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. on Friday at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA 15642. A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home Chapel. Interment to follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or Moosecharities.org. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com
Originally published September 28, 2022.