Archie M. Tincani, a longtime McCleary resident, died at Capital Medical Center on June 11, 2014. He was 92.
Archie was born Feb. 14, 1922, in McCleary, Wash., to Roudolph and Genoeffa Tincani. He attended McCleary Grade School and graduated from Elma High School.
He honorably served in the US Navy during World War II from 1942-1945.
On Aug. 12, 1949, he married Verna Elizabeth Rowe. She died in 2005.
He was employed by Simpson Timber Company in McCleary, from which he retired.
Archie served on the Board of Directors for Simpson Credit Union. He was a volunteer Fireman for the McCleary Fire Department. He worked tirelessly for years building and transporting the float for the Bear Festival and served as Grand Marshall. He was an honorary member of the Carpenters Industrial Council Local 2761. He enjoyed golfing, bowling, woodwork and traveling in his motor home.
He is survived by a nephew Tracy McLennen of Olympia and numerous cousins both here and abroad. A brother, Adler Tincani, and a sister, Delores McLennen preceded him in death.
A memorial service is set for 11 a.m. Monday, June 30, at the McCleary Cemetery with a social luncheon to follow at the McCleary Community Center.
Donations may be given to the McCleary Fire Department, 100 S 3rd St, McCleary, WA 98557.