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James Suskie

March 3, 1921 ~ October 21, 2021 (age 100)


James Suskie was born on March 3, 1921 and passed away on October 201, 2021.  James was the son of Andrew and Nellie (McQuillan) Suskie.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Betty and brothers Larry, Hammy, and Joe.  James is survived by his son Barry and wife Georgette (Bearjar) Suskie and daughter Bonnie Gartland  Frey.  He is also survived by his grandchildren, Kris Suskie, Jocelyn and Joshua Gartland and six great grandchildren.  “Jim” served in WWII with the USMC in the South Pacific.  He was involved in the invasion of Okinawa and the Chinese Occupation.  He was a retired foreman from U.S. Steel and an avid golfer.  He scored a hole-in-one when he was 90 years old!  He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.  Family and friends will be received on Wednesday 10/27/21 from 4-8 PM at the Moskal- Reid Funeral Home, 79 J St.  Johnstown , PA 15906.  A service will be held on 10/28/2021 at 9:00AM at the Funeral home and internment at South Fork Cemetery immediately following. 

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