In memory of
Francis Mincevich
In memory of
Francis Mincevich
Francis Mincevich HACKETTSTOWN, NJ Francis Mincevich of Hackettstown NJ, beloved husband of Jean Mae Chabok, passed away on May 21, 2020 at Warren Haven Nursing Home. Better known to all as Frank or Minnie, he was born on May 3, 1935 in Great Meadows, NJ. Minnie and Jean were married for 63 years. Minnie has three children: Cindy L. Neumann and husband Robert of Great Meadows, Steven F. Mincevich of Great Meadows and Stacey L. Tillou and husband John of Hackettstown. Three grandchildren: James F. Neumann and wife Elizabeth of Elon, NC, Richard F. Neumann and wife Erin of Belvidere, NJ and Michael S. Neumann of Great Meadows, Kristina Tillou of Salisbury, MD, Jennifer Tillou of Hackettstown and Megan Tillou of Great Meadows. Four Great -grandchildren: Francis, Fitzpatrick and Cora Neumann and Mackenzie Dietl. A sister Wanda Stephens of Andover, NJ, a sister in law, Susan Chabok of New Providence, NJ. Minnie was predeceased by his parnets Julius and Mary Kuczynski Mincevich. Also, his siblings: Julius, Eugene, Walter, Albert and Veronica. Minnie was a 1950 graduate of Hackettstown High School. After graduation he went to Olympia Junior College in Washington State, then to the University of South Carolina on a full athletic scholarship to play football. While there he earned the honors of All-ACC guard for two years, All-American Guard his senior year and played in the N/S Shriners Bowl, Oyster Bow, Senior Bowl All-Star team and was drafted by the San Fransico 49ers'. His draft to play for the 49'er's ended when his military draft number was called. He then played semi pro ball for the Hamilton Wild Cats in Ontario, Canada. In 1975 he was inducted into the Athetic Hall of Fame at South Carolina. In 2015 he was named as one of the inaugural inductees of the HHS Athletic Hall of Fame. Minnie married Jean on June 16, 1956. He worked for Doncheski Bros. of Hackettstown from the time he was 17 years old. The company was later bought by Makarevich Bros. and he continued to work there as a mechanic, mostly servicing hay balers until his retirement. He also worked in the mines of Mine Hill, New Jersey Minnie Coached youth baseball and the Biddy Football Team where they won a championship and never had a losing season. He was a member of the Hackettstown Moose Lodge and the Independence Gun Club of which he was a founding member. Due to Coronavirus restrictions, funeral services will be private at this time. In lieu of flowers, a football scholarship at Hackettstown High School will be made in Minnie's name. Please check back periodically for further information. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.cochranfuneral.com . The Cochran Funeral Home has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements. Cochran Funeral Home 905 High St. Hackettstown, NJ 07840 (908) 852-3361
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In memory of
Francis Mincevich
Francis Mincevich HACKETTSTOWN, NJ Francis Mincevich of Hackettstown NJ, beloved husband of Jean Mae Chabok, passed away on May 21, 2020 at Warren Haven Nursing Home. Better known to all as Frank or Minnie, he was born on May 3, 1935 in Great Meadows, NJ. Minnie and Jean were married for 63 years. Minnie has three children: Cindy L. Neumann and husband Robert of Great Meadows, Steven F. Mincevich of Great Meadows and Stacey L. Tillou and husband John of Hackettstown. Three grandchildren: James F. Neumann and wife Elizabeth of Elon, NC, Richard F. Neumann and wife Erin of Belvidere, NJ and Michael S. Neumann of Great Meadows, Kristina Tillou of Salisbury, MD, Jennifer Tillou of Hackettstown and Megan Tillou of Great Meadows. Four Great -grandchildren: Francis, Fitzpatrick and Cora Neumann and Mackenzie Dietl. A sister Wanda Stephens of Andover, NJ, a sister in law, Susan Chabok of New Providence, NJ. Minnie was predeceased by his parnets Julius and Mary Kuczynski Mincevich. Also, his siblings: Julius, Eugene, Walter, Albert and Veronica. Minnie was a 1950 graduate of Hackettstown High School. After graduation he went to Olympia Junior College in Washington State, then to the University of South Carolina on a full athletic scholarship to play football. While there he earned the honors of All-ACC guard for two years, All-American Guard his senior year and played in the N/S Shriners Bowl, Oyster Bow, Senior Bowl All-Star team and was drafted by the San Fransico 49ers'. His draft to play for the 49'er's ended when his military draft number was called. He then played semi pro ball for the Hamilton Wild Cats in Ontario, Canada. In 1975 he was inducted into the Athetic Hall of Fame at South Carolina. In 2015 he was named as one of the inaugural inductees of the HHS Athletic Hall of Fame. Minnie married Jean on June 16, 1956. He worked for Doncheski Bros. of Hackettstown from the time he was 17 years old. The company was later bought by Makarevich Bros. and he continued to work there as a mechanic, mostly servicing hay balers until his retirement. He also worked in the mines of Mine Hill, New Jersey Minnie Coached youth baseball and the Biddy Football Team where they won a championship and never had a losing season. He was a member of the Hackettstown Moose Lodge and the Independence Gun Club of which he was a founding member. Due to Coronavirus restrictions, funeral services will be private at this time. In lieu of flowers, a football scholarship at Hackettstown High School will be made in Minnie's name. Please check back periodically for further information. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.cochranfuneral.com . The Cochran Funeral Home has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements. Cochran Funeral Home 905 High St. Hackettstown, NJ 07840 (908) 852-3361
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