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James Lester Cusack


1934 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
James Lester Cusack Obituary
James Lester Cusack 1934 - 2017
age 83, of North Canton, was called to heaven on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. He was born July 7, 1934 in Indianapolis, Ind. to the late Thomas and Genevieve Cusack. Jim was a graduate of Salem High School, class of 1952, and of Ohio University, class of 1956, where he held membership in Sigma Nu fraternity. He was a veteran of the US Air Force who served in Evereux, France in the 322nd Air Division, retiring from the Air Force Reserves as Lieutenant Colonel after 22 years. He retired from MetLife after a 30 year career as a Certified Life Underwriter. He attended Sancta Clara Catholic Church and took great pride in volunteering at the Maps Museum. Jim loved God, his family, country, crossword puzzles, history, music, and politics. His letters to the editor were regularly published in the Canton Repository.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers Thomas Cusack and John Cusack. He is survived by his wife of nearly 61 years, Lynda R. Cusack; children, Erin Cusack and Kevin Cusack; grandchild Sydney Cusack; brother George Cusack; sister Joan Rusnak and numerous loving in-laws, nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. in St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church with Rev. Fr. Edward L. Beneleit as celebrant. Calling hours will be held Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. in Reed Funeral Home NORTH CANTON Chapel, 801 Pittsburg Ave. NW.
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Published in The Repository from Sept. 6 to Sept. 7, 2017
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