James S Pecoraro Jr 1945-2022 | Information, Sports activities, Jobs

CANFIELD — James S. “Jimmie” Pecoraro Jr., 76, of Canfield, died Tuesday, March 8, 2022, at St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital, after a brief illness, surrounded by loved ones.

He was born June 2, 1945, in Youngstown, a son of the late James Pecoraro Sr. and the late Margaret Loretta Nocera Pecoraro.

Jimmie graduated in 1963 from Boardman High School and was employed as a sheet metal worker in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning business. He was a veteran of the Air Force.

Jimmie loved life and was the life of the party. He could light up any room. He was a genuine man who loved his friends and family and always greeted others with a hug and a smile. Jimmie and Barbara Jean were regulars at Rolling Mills, where they would enjoy singing karaoke, laughing with friends and dancing the night away. Jimmie loved music and was often asked to sit in with some of the local area bands for a song or two. He enjoyed all sports and was a fan of the Cleveland Browns and New York Yankees. Jimmie will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his partner, Barbara Jean Sweeney; son, Jeffrey J. Pecoraro of Niles; brother, Mark Pecoraro of Austintown; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Leroy Lyons and Stella Lyons, both of Warren; and two brothers-in-law, Jeffrey (Debby) Lyons and Robert Stahlman, both of Warren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Mae Pecoraro, whom he married July 21, 1990; sister, Patricia Pecoraro; and his sister-in-law, Debbie Stahlman.

Services will be held at 10 am Monday, March 14, 2022, at the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, 533 N. Park Ave., Warren, where the Very Rev. John-Michael Lavelle, D. Min., will officiate.

Friends may call from 3 to 7 pm Sunday, March 13, 2022, at the funeral home.

Interment will be in Crown Hill Burial Park, Vienna.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that people make donations to Angels for Animals in his memory.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home. Friends and family may view James’ obituary and/or send expressions of sympathy to his family by visiting carlwhall.com.

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