James F. Lord

James F. Lord, 82, of Shavertown passed away Sunday, March 24, 2013, surrounded by his family.

Mr. Lord was born in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 24, 1930, and was the son of the late Clarence and Elizabeth Harris Lord.

James graduated from Kingston High School, Class of 1948, and served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict. He was employed as an electrical engineer, retiring from Loral Control Systems, Archibald. He was a member of the board of directors and chairman of the technical program committee of the Electrical Manufacturers Coil Winding Association.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Lord was preceded in death by a sister, Lorraine Lord Allen; and an infant granddaughter, Kristina Duermit.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, the former Grace Barrall; daughter, Vernanne Duermit and her husband, Kevin, Scottsdale, Ariz.; son, James Lord and his wife, Sharon, Kingston; grandchildren, Deanna, Ben, April, and Katie; several cousins, nieces and nephews.

A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are by the Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home Inc., Routes 29 and 118, Pikes Creek.

Online condolences can be made at clswansonfuneralhome.com.

Published in Citizens' Voice on Mar. 25, 2013