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1928 - 2020

James Burton Hettesheimer, 92, of Noxen, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, at the The Gardens at Tunkhannock.

He was born in Noxen on April 15, 1928, and was the son of the late John and Florence Belles Hettesheimer.

James attended Noxen School District until eighth grade. He worked as a lumberman, tomato farmer, ran heavy equipment for many companies, and was the former caretaker of Orcutts Cemetery, Noxen.

He was a member of the Noxen Lutheran Church and was an avid outdoorsman, hunter, and fisherman.

In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Clara Hopfer Hettesheimer; granddaughter, Jonelle Morton; one brother; and three sisters.

He is survived by sons: Jesse Hettesheimer and his wife Amelia of Beaumont, and David Hettesheimer and his wife Tara of Noxen; daughter, Geraldine Kasson and her husband Thomas of Noxen; sister, Ethel Jones of Noxen; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

At his request, there would be no funeral services or calling hours.

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

Memorial donations in James' name can be made to the Noxen-Monroe Sportsmen's Association, 175 Main Street, Box 86, Noxen, PA 18636.

Family members would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to the staff at The Gardens at Tunkhannock for the compassionate care given to their father.

Online condolences can be made at www.clswansonfuneralhome.com.

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