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Read, James Lee II
James Lee Read, II, 84 of SCW, AZ., died Oct. 6, 2015. Born June 17, 1931 in New York. He was a financial advisor for several brokerage firms in NY and NJ. He served in the US Air Force and Navy. Retired and moved to SCW, AZ in 1993 with his wife of 40 yrs, Georgianna. He was a member of the RC Flyers, the GWRR Assoc., the Sun Cities Motorcycle Club-Power Riders. He was a private pilot & hamm radio operator. Enjoyed target shooting, bowling, golf, and was an avid reader. Survived by his wife, Georgianna, daughter, Sharon (Pasquale) Geraldi of WA., daughter, Veronica (Claudio) Derme, of TX., former wife, Janet B. Read, grandchildren, Megan Geraldi, and Eli James (Krista) Geraldi, all of WA. and mother in law, Irene Ciaston of AZ., many nieces, nephews, and other family & friends. Preceded in death by his parents, Ralph & Lorene Hill Read, son, James Keith Read, sister, Susan & (Gary) Beebe. Services to be held at a later date. Special thanks to the entire staff at Choice Rehab in SCW for the extra special care they provide to all their residents. Contributions to: Thema Health Services, (The Crossing Hospice Care) @ www.THEMAaz.com. Arrangements handled by Advantage Golden Door Chapel, Youngtown, AZ.


Published in The Arizona Republic on Oct. 11, 2015
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