Amanda Marie Protivnak

Born: Fri., Oct. 21, 1988
Died: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018


6:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Wed., Jan. 31, 2018
Location: Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home

Celebration of Life

7:00 PM Wed., Jan. 31, 2018
Location: Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home

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Amanda Marie Protivnak, age 29, of Cumbola, PA passed away at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.


Born in Pottsville, PA on October 21, 1988, she was the daughter of Joseph S. and Beth Ann (Sapp) Protivnak of Cumbola.


She worked as a certified nurse’s assistant at Bayada Home Health Care in Hazleton.


Amanda was a loving devoted Mother to Ava, who was her world and she also loved four wheeling and riding, camping, NASCAR and Dirt Track racing, music and going to concerts.


She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather William Sapp and her paternal grandparents Joseph and LaRue Protivnak.


In addition to her parents, Amanda is survived by her daughter Ava LaRue Protivnak, Cumbola; a brother Cory S. Protivnak, Cumbola; maternal grandmother Loretta Sapp, Lebanon; 2 aunts: Diane Protivnak and fiance' Ed, Mary D; and Linda Jackson, Lebanon; and cousins, great aunts, and great uncles.


A Celebration of Life Service will be held at the Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home, 208 Pike St., Port Carbon at 7PM on Wednesday, January 31st, with Rev. Ronald Minner officiating.


Relatives and Friends are invited to visit with the family on Wednesday evening from 6-7PM at the Funeral Home.


Interment will be held private.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.


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