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1944 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Age 74, of Harrisburg, PA, passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at home surrounded by his family. Born May 5, 1944, in Pittsburgh, PA, he was the son of the late Joseph and Domenica (Bencivenga) Caggiano. Raised in Pittsburgh, Jim was a 1962 graduate of South Hills High School in Mt. Washington, PA. He began his career by traveling the country as an Arthur Murray dance instructor, and in 1964, enlisted in the U.S. Army. He was stationed in Frankfurt, Germany; and upon his honorable discharge in 1967, Jim returned home to work for U.S. Steel until 1969, when he joined the PA State police force. From 1985 to 2004, Jim served under the Pennsylvania Attorney General as Deputy Chief of the Bureau of Narcotics Investigation and Drug Control. In his retirement Jim served in the American Legion Post 272 Linglestown Honor Guard. He is survived by his wife, Valerie; his sister, Carol; brother, John, and a large, loving family. Funeral Services will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral on Thursday, May 17, 2018. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, from 5-8 p.m., at NEILL FUNERAL HOME, HARRISBURG. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Central PA.
Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on May 16, 2018
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