Sean Andrew Cavnar

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

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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  • February 28, 2021
    Christyne says:
    I am so sorry the world and especially Jill has lost such a sweet soul. Along with my staff, I will miss his smile and kindness always.

  • February 28, 2021
    Bernie Baake says:
    Fair winds and following seas, old friend I gave you your first taste of deep sea fishing on The Great Escape. Marine Corp and the sea were your loves, and you'll be missed. Till we meet again, Your friend, Bernie.

  • February 28, 2021
    Joseph Mc Cammond (MadDog) says:
    I remember the Gunny as an fine Marine and a good man. My thoughts and prayers go out for him and to his family. His memory will live on with all those who he served with and trained.