Ticonderoga — William Maurice Provoncha, 68, of St. Cloud, Florida and formerly of Ticonderoga, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002, at his residence.
He was born in Ticonderoga, Sept. 3, 1934, the son of the late Frederick L. and Laura (Denesha) Provoncha.
Mr. Provoncha was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp., having served during the Korean War.
He lived in Ticonderoga for most of his life before moving to Florida in 1969. He was employed as a plumber for most of his life, locally in Ticonderoga, for his brother, Fred Provoncha Plumbing & Heating. He was also employed by International Paper Company of Ticonderoga.
Mr. Provoncha was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman and antique collector.
He was predeceased by one son, Michael Provoncha; and by two brothers, Frederick Provoncha and Melvin Provoncha.
Survivors include his wife, Kathleen (Keith) Provoncha; two sons, James Provoncha of Stuyvesant, N.Y., and William Provoncha Jr. of St. Cloud, Fla.; seven daughters, Judith Munson of Stuyvesant, N.Y., Debra Weber of Lake City, Fla., Pamela Sanders of St. Cloud, Fla., Sheri Branning of Chancellor, Ala., Penny Stanley of Traverse City, Mich., Kelly Boone of Cocoa, Fla., and Amy Provoncha of St. Cloud, Fla., two brothers, Norman Provoncha of Crown Point, N.Y., and Thomas Provoncha of Ticonderoga, N.Y.; and two sisters, Ann Streeter of Morrisonville, N.Y., and Marguerite (Peg) Tofte of Cherrill, N.Y. He is also survived by 25 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held in Florida.
A graveside service will take place in the spring with military honors at the family plot of the Valley View Cemetery of Ticonderoga at a time to be announced.
Local arrangements are under the direction of the Wilcox & Regan Funeral Home, Ticonderoga.