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C. F. "Chick" Melchick

October 5, 1921 ~ March 25, 2019 (age 97)

C. F. “Chick” Melchick, 97 of Punxsutawney, passed away Monday, March 25, 2019 at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home. Chick was the eldest of four children, born October 5, 1921 in Punxsutawney to the late Paul and Marie (Mahan) Melchick. He was a US Army Veteran having proudly served during WWII. He was a building contractor and retired from B&O and Chessie System Railroad in 1984. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Chick was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Antoinette (Tronzo) Melchick who passed away September 19, 2006. He is survived by his daughter; Marianne Ingros and husband Mark of Punxsutawney and two beloved grandsons; Anthony and Alex Ingros both of Punxsutawney. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by three sisters; Helen Carlson, Melda Brown and Alma McLaughlin. All arrangements are private and under the direction of the McCabe Funeral Home in Punxsutawney. Please make memorial contribution’s in Mr. Melchick’s name to the Punxsutawney Area Library. Online condolences may be made at

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