Date Created: 10/07/2011
Last Updated: 10/26/2011

In loving memory of James McNelis
5/23/1952 - 10/5/2011

Location: Mckeesport, Pennsylvania

Visits: 18,799

James J. "Uncle Jim" McNelis, 59, of Jefferson Hills, died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011. He was a Marine veteran and was a self-employed painter. He was a son of the late William and Hilda Mae (Holden) McNelis; beloved husband of Kathy (Ackerman) McNelis; dear father of Patricia McNelis (Tom), Nichole Caison (Rich), Michael (Susan) White, James (Jessica) McNelis and Kelly Richey; grandfather of Addy White, Cayli Caison, George Cherpko, Hayli Ackerman and Austin Richey and four great-grandchildren; brother of Dolores (Robert) Hite, Sandy (James) McLaughlin, William (Dolly) Elm and Wesley McNelis; also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

 
 
 
 

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By: Kelly Richey Saturday, October 15, 2011
Dad The best memory of all is when you and mom got married and you became dad til you left this earth on Oct 5,2011. I will always cherish you!!! You were always there when I need a shoulder to cry on when someone hurt... View Entire Memory
By: Jimmy McNelis Thursday, October 13, 2011
There are so many! The time we went and played a round of golf at old fort and you sank a 30 yard chip shot. I don't think I have ever seen a smile that big on anyone. You even called yourself Tiger Woods the rest of... View Entire Memory
By: Kelly Richey Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Daddy I have so many great memories of you!!! The 2 favorites that I will cherish is the day I had my babies and you came in that room and held and kissed them!!! I will always remembed us being silly together and the... View Entire Memory
 
 

 
 

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By: Jimmy McNelis Saturday, November 5, 2011
Should You Go First Should you go first and I remain, To walk the road alone, I'll live in memory's garden, dear, With happy days we've known. In Spring I'll wait for roses red, When fades the lilac blue, In... View Entire Tribute
By: Jimmy McNelis Wednesday, October 12, 2011
God looked around his Garden and found an empty place. He then looked down upon his earth and saw your loving face. He put his arms around you and lifted you to rest. His Garden must be beautiful, he always takes the... View Entire Tribute
 
 

 
 

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By: Regina and Beverly Atkinson Friday, February 16, 2018
We read in the Bible that Jehovah God will: "Swallow up death forever, and the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will wipe away the tears from all faces.” (Isaiah 25:8) Like a father who removes the cause of his children’s... View Entire Condolence
By: C B Thursday, February 25, 2016
To the family of James McNelis. I am so sorry for the loss of your love one. Death is not natural and that's why it hurts when it happen. May the family find comfort reading what is promised us at John 5:28, 29. May... View Entire Condolence
By: Never Gone Friday, October 7, 2011
Dear Jimmy, We are so sorry about the loss of your loved one. We will be here to do everything we can to help you remember the life of your lost loved one. We hope that our site will allow you deal with the loss in your... View Entire Condolence
 
 

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