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LANCASTER: James R. Sears, 80, passed away on Saturday August 9, 2014 at his residence.

He was born on February 12, 1934 in Lancaster to the late James T. and Karabel (Stebelton) Sears. Jim served in the U.S. Army and the reserves for many years. He retired from Ohio Bell after 45 years of service. Jim was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Knights of Columbus, and the American Legion.

Jim is survived by his wife of 52 years, Virginia (Sullivan); his son, Scott (Kimberly) Sears; daughters, Paula (Peter) Mack and Mary Beth (John) Buckley; grandchildren, Simone and Monique Sears, Fiona and Daniel Mack, Molly, Rachel, Bridget and Ben Buckley.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 10:30AM Thursday August 14, 2014 at the St. Mary of the Assumption Church with Fr. Craig Eilerman as celebrant. Visitation will be on Wednesday August 13 from 2-4 and 6-8PM at the Sheridan Funeral Home with a vigil service at 7:30PM. In memorium, the family requests a donation to in lieu of flowers. To send an online condolence and sign guestbook, please visit and click obituaries.

Published in the Lancaster Eagle-Gazette on Aug. 12, 2014
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