James C. Gist Jr.

James C. Gist Jr., formerly of Wilkes-Barre, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at home.

Born Aug. 5, 1962, in Wilkes-Barre, he is the son of Nancy Rushton Gist and the late James C. Gist Sr.

He attended GAR High School and formerly worked for Valley Distribution, Laflin; Calex Distribution, Mountain Top; and recently for Crown Warehouse, Eynon.

He is survived by his children, Angelina Gist, Hanover Township; and James C. Gist III, Sugar Notch; grandchildren, Timothy Gibson and Juliana Gist; sister, Tracy Backlen, Nanticoke; niece, Robin Backlen, Plymouth; fiancee, Jennifer Thomas, Scranton; and his former wife, Deborah Gist, Sugar Notch.

The funeral will be at the convenience of the family. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mamary-Durkin Funeral Service, 59 Parrish St., Wilkes-Barre.

Memorial contributions may be given at the funeral home in Jim's memory.

Arrangements are by Mamary-Durkin Funeral Service, 59 Parrish St., Wilkes-Barre.

Published in Citizens' Voice on Nov. 27, 2012