Posted by on September 9, 2020 2:41 am

Categories: Coal Region Newswire 2 Schuylkill County Obituaries

Elizabeth H. Chinchar, 88, formerly of Tuscarora, died on Sunday, September 6, 2020 in Coaldale.

She was the wife of the late John C. Chinchar who died in 1993.

Born in Blythe Township on July 8, 1932, Elizabeth was a daughter of the late John and Anna (nee Seary) McElvaney.

She had worked for Tuscarora Sportswear and was Catholic.

She is survived by daughters, Helen Faber and her husband, Kevin of Tuscarora and Elizabeth Steffy and her companion David Biasi of Tuscarora; grandchildren, Colby Chinchar of Lewistown Valley, PA, Miranda Chinchar of Lewistown Valley, Kevin Faber of Tuscarora, and Celena Steffy of Tuscarora; brother, Robert McElvaney of New Jersey; and sister, Sarah Sleptsky of Coaldale.

Elizabeth was predeceased by son, James Chinchar and brothers, Joseph McElvaney, John McElvaney, James McElvaney, Thomas McElvaney, Richard McElvaney, and Francis McElvaney.

Services will be held at 8 PM on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home, 500 East Broad Street, Tamaqua. Call 6-8 PM on Thursday at the funeral home.

Attendees are reminded of the COVID-19 pandemic guidelines and are kindly asked to wear a mask and observe physical distancing.

Online condolences may be made at Arrangements are being handled by the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Tamaqua.

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