December 8, 2008
202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 12/10/2008 14:00:00
Willard OH 12/11/2008 11:00:00
James J. “Jim” Predieri, age 84, resident of Willard, Ohio passed away on Monday, December 8, 2008 in Willard Mercy Hospital. He was born on October 10, 1924 in Auburn Twp. Crawford County, Ohio to the late Isaiah and Rose (Pasonato) Predieri and had been a Willard resident for 58 years. He was an honorary graduate of Willard High School and a veteran of the US Army having served during WWII. Jim had been employed for 46 years with the Pioneer Rubber and worked for the Willard City Schools as a ground maintenence man. He was a member of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church where he was also part-time janitor at the St. Francis School. He was a member of the Willard American Legion and was 4th Degree Knight of Columbus.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn (Fenner) Predieri whom he married on June 16, 1944; four children, Timothy (Cindy) Predieri of Watonga, OK; Mark (Amy) Predieri of Sunbury, OH; Kevin (Kelly) Predieri of Beavercreek, OH; Kathryn Predieri of Akron, OH; seven grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; a sister, Alma Collins of Plymouth.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by two sisters and six brothers.
Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard on Wednesday, December 10, 2008 form 2-4 and 6-8 PM where a vigil service will be held at 7:30 PM. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursady at 11:00 AM at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church with Father Stanley S. Szybka officiating. Burial will be held on later date in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Memorial expressions can be made to the St. Francis School. Online condolences can be made at www.secorfuneralhomes.com
Dear Predieri Family, I am sorry to learn of your recent loss. Jim was a good Christian man who served well God, his family, and his country. May the good Lord fill you with His peace. Sincerely, Margaret Drury
I was so sorry to hear of your loss. I don’t recieve a paper and have just heard the sad news. Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. He was a wonderful neighbor and person.
We send our sympathy to the Predieri family at this time of great loss. May God comfort you in the days ahead. We am sure St Peter at “The Pearly Gates” recognized Jim for the years of work at St. Francis church Jim labored for the Lord.
Dear Tim and Cindy,
We are sorry that we could not be physically with you during this difficult time. You have been in our thoughts and prayers often during the past few days. May you be filled with the peace and joy of knowing your father is with Our Father in heaven and what a joyous occasion it must be for him to be welcomed home by Jesus.
With love, Mike and Bonnie
Aunt Carol and Family-our hearts,thoughts and prayers go out to you all at this time. We were so glad in our last trip home to be able to see Uncle Jimmy and you. We regret that we won’t be able to make it back for the proceedings but rest assured you are all on our minds. I can only imagine the reunion those Predieri boys are having, geez… do I feel sorry for the Man upstairs ! 🙂
Troy,Sharon & Joshua Predieri-Sebastian, Florida
Please accept the condolences of my mother, Hazel Lewellen, and myself. We worked with Jim for many years at Pioneer. We have truly lost a fine man. May God grant you peace and comfort and may it help to know that others care.
God Bless you,
Cynthia and Dennis Branham
Hazel and Herb Lewellen
My sincere condolences to the family of Mr Predieri. May god bless you and comfort you in your time of need. Mary Hatton
II am so sorry to hear of your, and your whole family’s loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you.
Kevin, Kelly & girls and the Predieri Family . We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts are with you at this sad time.