Sean Andrew Cavnar

September 27, 1966 - February 25, 2021
Sean Andrew Cavnar

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Sean Andrew Cavnar, 54, went to his final resting place Thursday, February 25, 2021. He was born in Chicago, IL and raised by Tommy Joe and the late Eileen Cavnar. Also, preceding him in death was his sister, Patti Berg Cavnar.

Surviving Sean is his father, Tommy Joe Cavnar; sister, Christine Cavnar and his very significant other, Jill Cesarsky; Michelle Goodwin, mother of his daughters, Amber Powell (Bric) and Brittany Lancaster (Justin,); Diantha Cavnar, mother of his daughters, Heavan Cavnar and Seanna Cavnar; grandchildren: Jhett Powell, Jasper Powell, Sterling Lancaster, Stellar Lancaster, and many aunts,cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Sean served with honor and distinction in the United States Marine Corps as a Gunnery Sergant for 20 years. During his career Sean received many military awards in his service to his country around the world.

A visitation will be Tuesday, March 2, 2021, from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM and a funeral service on Wednesday at 10:00 AM at the Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. Burial will be at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA and will be announced at a later date.

A memorial service will be held and can be joined virtually on Wednesday, March 3rd. The service will be live-streamed via Zoom starting at 10:00 AM

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  • March 02, 2021
    Susan Watkins-Kovacs CLH '74 says:
    Rest in peace fellow Devil Pup and US Marine, I have the greatest respect for those who serve our country, I salute you for your service and sacrifices along the way. I am quite sure your memory will live on through those who knew and loved you, and we all look forward to seeing you when Christ returns. Until then ... Semper Fi, Sir.