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James Joseph Sass

March 3, 1933 May 14, 2021
James Joseph Sass
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Obituary for James Joseph Sass

James Joseph Sass, 88, of Curwensville, passed away Friday May 14, 2021 at Penn Highlands Hospital – Clearfield.

Born March 3, 1933 in Curwensville, he was the son of Stanley and Victoria (Puit) Sass. Mr. Sass had been a cutter for the former MacGregor Sportswear Factory, and had formerly built and managed three trailer parks in the Curwensville-Clearfield area.

He was a U S Naval Veteran, was a member of the Curwensville Christian Church where he had been an usher and had also had done maintenance of church vehicles (buses).

Jim was a wonderful Husband, Father, and Papa. He was a friend to everyone. Jim enjoyed life to the fullest and was full of fun. He had a joke or something funny to say to everyone and was always a joy to be around. He enjoyed traveling and vacationing with family.

On May 2, 1952 in Clearfield, he wed the former Emogene V. “Jean” Vaughn who survives along with a daughter Susan Jean Duckett and husband Michael James of Curwensville.

Also surviving are two grandchildren: Michael Stuart Duckett and wife Billie Jo of Falls Creek and Cindi Weddle of Curwensville; seven great grandchildren: Elizabeth Weddle, Allison Weddle, Joshua Hoppe, Jeremy Duckett, Mikayla Duckett, Jessica Duckett, and Samantha Duckett; and two sisters: Barbara Decker of Curwensville and Elizabeth Birchall and husband David of Bowling Green, OH; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his: Parents; four sisters: Genevieve Mock, Sylvia Knepp, Christine Czarnecki, and Veronica Shaddeck; and five brothers: John Sass, Stanley Sass, Thomas Sass, Francis “Panch” Sass, and Kenny “Bunk” Sass.

Funeral Services for James Sass, will be held at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville, on Wednesday may 19, 2021 at 11:00 AM, with the Reverend George Cannon officiating. Interment will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Curwensville.

Friends will be received at the funeral home on Tuesday May 18 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, and again on Wednesday from 10:00 AM until time of services at 11:00 AM.

The family suggests memorial contribution be made to the Curwensville Christian Church * 700 State Street * Curwensville, PA 16833.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chidboyfuneralhome.com.

The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

18

May

6:00 PM 5/18/2021 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/18/2021 8:00:00 PM
Chidboy Funeral Home - Curwensville

300 State Street
Curwensville, PA 16833

Chidboy Funeral Home - Curwensville
300 State Street Curwensville 16833 PA
United States

Visitation

Wednesday

19

May

10:00 AM 5/19/2021 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 5/19/2021 11:00:00 AM
Chidboy Funeral Home - Curwensville

300 State Street
Curwensville, PA 16833

Chidboy Funeral Home - Curwensville
300 State Street Curwensville 16833 PA
United States

Service

Wednesday

19

May

11:00 AM 5/19/2021 11:00:00 AM - 11:30 AM 5/19/2021 11:30:00 AM
Chidboy Funeral Home - Curwensville

300 State Street
Curwensville, PA 16833

Funeral Service

Chidboy Funeral Home - Curwensville
300 State Street Curwensville 16833 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

Thompson Street
Curwensville, PA 16833

Thompson Street Curwensville 16833 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Curwensville Christian Church

700 State Street
Curwensville, Pennsylvania 16833
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