James J. “Jim” Pusateri, 80, of Wintersville, OH, passed away Monday, September 1, 2014, at VA Hospital, University Drive, Pittsburgh, PA.
Jim was born in Steubenville on June 20, 1934, the son of the late Charles R. and Rose Lamantia Pusateri.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, August “Augie” and Paul Pusateri.
He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church and a graduate of CCHS class of 1952. Jim loved the outdoors and enjoyed fishing. He was a veteran in the U.S. Army.
Jim retired with over 44 years as a pickler from the Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Co. and was presently working as a groundskeeper at Steubenville Country Club.
He is survived by his wife, Monad I. Winland Pusateri whom he married in August 1962; son, Charles (fiance Laura) Pusateri of Winter Haven, FL; and daughter, Carol Lynn (Doug) Pusateri of Minneapolis, MN; four grandchildren, Dorothy “Dori,” Harmony and Jamey Pusateri and Craig Harnagel; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Charles (Cathy) Pusateri of Unionport; and a sister, Mary Sawon of Steubenville.
Friends may call at the Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville, on Thursday from noon until 1:30 p.m. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 2 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Wintersville with Msgr. Kurt Kemo officiating. Burial at Mt. Calvary.
Memorial contributions may be directed to American Leukemia Society.
Offer condolences at www.shorac.com