Philip Clyde Sowash

Jan 3, 1925 - Jun 25, 2013


SOWASH, Philip Clyde
Philip was born in Woodland, CA in 1925 and was one of four children born to Irvus and Treva. He passed away June 25, 2013, at the age of 88.  He is survived by his daughter, Mary Jones, son David Sowash, granddaughter Jennifer Sowash, and sister Fern Busalacchi.  At the age of seventeen, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. He served during WW II in Corregidor, Saipan and with Occupation-Forces in Tokyo.   He married Amy Roncelli in 1947 and moved to Sacramento to start work at McClellan AFB.  After 37 years he retired from McClellan as an aircraft repair and fabrication specialist. He and Amy enjoyed RV’ing and were members of the Placer Panners for many years.  Family and friends are invited to attend services on Saturday, July, 6, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. at East Lawn Elk Grove Mortuary, 9189 E. Stockton Blvd, Elk Grove, CA 95624.  A gathering will follow at the home of Mary Jones.  A viewing will also be held on Friday, July 5 between 4:00 and 8:00pm at East Lawn Elk Grove.

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