James Vios

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  • "Please accept our heartfelt condolences. We shall be..."
    - Orlando/Nnoemi DDS Sanidad
  • "We are so sorry to hear of Jim's sudden death. With love..."
    - Lynda Carpenter
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    - Jessie, Jim and Jen Rissinger
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    - jacki uhler
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James N. "Jim" Vios, 89 of Hanover and formerly of Westminster, MD, passed away on Wednesday, February 04, 2015 at Columbia Cottage, Hanover. He was the husband of Annabelle M.(Earle) Vios, his wife of 65 years. Born October 22, 1925 in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of the late Nicholas and Lillian (Pluha) Vios. Jim was a graduate of Kenwood High School, Baltimore. He served his country proudly as a member of the U.S. Army Air Corps during WWII. Jim was a gunner/electrician on a B29 named "for the love of Mike" stationed in Guam and did a number of bombing runs over Japan. He was a member of the VFW Post 2506, Hanover. After his return to the states he was employed for many years as an engineer with the Maryland State Highway Administration until his retirement. Mr. Vios was a 32nd degree Mason and a Shriner earning his rank at the Boumi Temple, Baltimore. Jim was an avid boater and fisherman and spent many days on the Chesapeake Bay fishing and captaining his sailboat "Kiwi III". He also was a talented fix-r-upper and shared his talent with many of his family and friends. In addition to his wife Annabelle, Mr. Vios is survived by two sons; Brian Vios of Spring Grove and J. Mark Vios and his wife Darlene of Biglerville; two sisters, Carollyn McNelly of West VA and Irene Morriss of Washington State; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother Emile Vios. A service to celebrate the life of Jim Vios will be held at 7pm on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 at the Wetzel Funeral Home and Crematory, 549 Carlisle St., Hanover, PA 17331 with Pastor David DeLong officiating. A time to share memories with the family and an opportunity to view will be on Saturday from 6pm until the time of service at the funeral home. To share memories of Jim Vios and view a video tribute, please visit www.wetzelfuneralhome.com.



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Wetzel Funeral Home - Hanover
549 Carlisle Street
Hanover, PA 17331
717-632-1242
Published in Carroll County Times on Feb. 5, 2015
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