Guy Frederick “Fred” Sciarra


Guy Frederick “Fred” Sciarra, 85, of Seymour passed away Friday, March 31, 2017, at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital.

Born March 23, 1932, in Brownstown, he was the son of Carmin A. and Effie Johnson Sciarra.

In 1996, in Las Vegas, he married Deborah Engleking, who preceded him in death in 2010. He previously was married to Janet Arnell Sciarra.

He was a graduate of Shields High School Class of 1950. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service in 1987 as superintendent of postal operations. He was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 655 and Seymour Elks Lodge 462.

Survivors include his daughter, Jana (Jim) Plump; his three sons, Mark (Tricia) Sciarra, Gregg (Ann) Sciarra and Brett (Marla) Sciarra; two stepdaughters, Erin (Jon) Ortman and Amy (Christina) Engleking; 10 grandchildren, Eric (Elizabeth) Plump, Cory (Katy McElroy) Plump, Lauren (Craig Wright) Sciarra, Lindsay Sciarra, Marcus Sciarra, Braden Sciarra, Madeline Sciarra, Griffin Sciarra, Ethan Ortman and Conner Ortman; two great-grandchildren, Asher and Owen Plump; a brother, John (Sheila) Sciarra; and three sisters, Helen Carol (Jerry) Branaman, Betty Jo (Gary) Stoops and Brenda Flick.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Carmin E. Sciarra; and a sister, Mary Margaret Fenton.

A funeral prayer service will be at 8 p.m. Monday at Voss and Sons Funeral Service in Seymour with Deacon Mike East officiating.

Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until time of service Monday at Voss Chapel.

Memorials may be made to St. Ambrose Catholic School or Boys and Girls Club.

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