James Edward Scenna, also known as "Daddy," "Big Jim," "Jimbo," "Jimmy" and "Patches," passed away on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, at Seven Rivers Hospital in Crystal River. He was 64 years old. Mr. Scenna was born Feb. 1, 1949, to Phillip Alexander and Myrtice Pearl (Fargo) Scenna in Norwich, Conn., and came to Crystal River 30 years ago from Milford, Conn. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, a craftsman and jack of all trades. He loved life and lived it to the fullest.
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He will be greatly missed by his friends and family who loved him so much. Left to cherish his memory are his children Melissa Rae Alsup (Jeff), James Edward Scenna, Thomas Joseph Scenna, Daniel Phillip Scenna (Jessica), Michael David Scenna, Robert Justin Scenna, Kellie Lynn Scenna and Vanessa Rae Scenna; brothers Bill Scenna (Janet) and P.A. Scenna (Chris); sisters Carojen Lindsey (Paul) and Terry Brown (Mike); and grandchildren Chapin, Jacob, Hannah, Leah, Justin, Danielle and Maddalyn. A visitation will be held on Thursday, Oct. 24 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Strickland Funeral Home Chapel in Crystal River. The memorial service will be on Friday, Oct. 25 at 10 a.m. at the Crystal River United Methodist Church Bethel Chapel. Inurnment with military honors will follow at Crystal River memorial Park cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Strickland Funeral Home with Crematory, Crystal River.
Strickland Funeral Home
1901 South Highway 19 Crystal River, FL 34429
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Oct. 22, 2013