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James Kerila

February 4, 1970 — June 24, 2016

James M. "Jimbo" Kerila , 46, of Hannastown, died Friday, June 24, 2016, in the Forbes Regional Health Center. He was born Feb. 4, 1970, in Greensburg, a son of James A. and Bibiana M. Tuskan Kerila, of Hannastown. He was a member of St. Bartholomew Church, The Crabtree Fire Department and a social member of Hannastown Club. He was a cook in various restaurants in the area and enjoyed hunting and fishing with his dad and "hanging out" with his family. He was preceded in death by his grandparents. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his daughter, Courtney Kerila, of Derry; his sisters, Mary Kollar and husband, Steve, and Jamie Ann Dominick and husband, Richard, all of Hannastown; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins; and his favorite cats, "Fred" and "Hootsie". Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate the life of Jimbo from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday in the CLEMENT L. PANTALONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 409 W. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, PA 15601, 724-837-0020, followed by a funeral Mass to be celebrated at 1:30 p.m. in the St. Bartholomew Church, Crabtree, with Father Justin Matro, OSB,  celebrating. Inurnment will follow in Calvary Hill Cemetery, Crabtree. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Humane Society of Westmoreland County, PO Box 1552, Greensburg, PA 15601. James' family has entrusted his care to the Pantalone Funeral Home Inc., Greensburg. To share your memories and photos, offer your condolences, or for directions, please visit us at Natale N. Pantalone, supervisor.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Humane Society of Westmoreland County
P.O. Box 1552, Greensburg PA 15601

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