JAMES J. "PUG", Sr.
Of Bethel Park, age 77, suddenly on Sunday, June 16, 2013. Loving husband of 56 years to Yvonne "Bonnie" (Risch); beloved father of Laura "Pinky" (Byron) Santee, James J. Puglisi, Jr. and Jack (Lois) Puglisi; cherished grandfather of Angela, Frank, James J. Santee; cherished great-grandfather of Lacey; brother of Josey Veltre, Mary "Bill" (Sal) Lytle, Mike, Loretta (Frank) Benigni, Al "Sonny", Kath (John) Hough, and the late Ben, Paul "Butch", John, Sam "Leak" and Carlo Puglisi; also survived by many nieces, nephews, dear friends and extended family. Friends will be received Tuesday 7-9 and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 at PAUL L. HENNEY MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 5570 Library Rd., Bethel Park. Funeral Services will be held Thursday 11 a.m. at South Hills Church of the Nazarene (across from the funeral home, everyone please meet at church). Jim was an Air Force veteran. He played football for Bethel Park High School and he coached football for many years at Bethel Park High School and Recreation League in Bethel Park. Jim retired from Nordic Fishery (Benkovitz), presently he was working at Giant Eagle Seafood Department, Bethel Park. Jim was an avid golfer, he was very proud of being born and raised in Coverdale (Bethel Park) and also very proud of his Sicilian Italian Heritage. Memorial donations may be made in his name to The First Tee of Pittsburgh, 5370 Schenley Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15217. www.thefirstteepittsburgh.org www.henneyfuneralhome.com
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