John Joseph Pascavage, 69, of Warriors Mark, died Friday, July 15, 2022, at home after an extended illness.
Born December 24, 1952, in Peckville, PA, he was the son of the late John S. and Margaret (Rabel) Pascavage.
John is survived by his wife, Constance L. Jones. In addition, he is survived by one son, John Graham Pascavage of Warriors Mark and his fiancé Gretchen Morgan; and four siblings, Ann Marie Bower and her husband Harold of Scott Township, Robert Pascavage and his wife Joan Gima of Scott Township, Joseph Pascavage of Meshoppen and Mary Ellen Swerdak and her husband Paul of Olyphant.
John graduated from Scranton Prep in 1970. He earned his bachelor's degree in chemistry from Penn State University in 1974, and his master's degree from Rutgers in 1980. He worked as a research and development chemist at American Cyanamid in Princeton, NJ, as a research and development manager at Albemarle in Tyrone, PA, and the last nine years as a consultant for Universal Display Corp. He earned numerous scientific achievement awards and was a named inventor on multiple patents. Throughout his career, his intelligence and great sense of humor, were admired by all.
John enjoyed fly fishing, tying flies, playing classical guitar, tennis and gardening. In 1998, he co-founded the Little Juniata River Association, when he became concerned about the macroinvertebrate health on the river.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Little Juniata River Association: www.littlejuniata.net, or Pine Grove Presbyterian Church.