James L. Britton (1933 - 2014)

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James L. Britton, 81, 1200 Wood St., Brockway, died Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at Select Speciality Hospital in Harrisburg.
Born Feb. 2, 1933, in Beechwoods, Jefferson County, he was the son of Perry E. and Mary L. Provin Britton. He was married Feb. 14, 1953, to Louise Guy. She survives.
Retired, he had been employed as a shift supervisor/foreman at Brockway Glass.
Jim was a member at St. Tobias Church in Brockway where he served as an usher and altar server at funeral masses for many years.
He was a member of Parson-Marnatti Post #95 of the American Legion and the VFW.
He enjoyed building and launching model rockets, flying remote controlled airplanes as well as stamp and coin collecting.
Jim also was a sports fan and an avid Pirate, Steeler and Penn State football fan. He also enjoyed travelling and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He served in the U.S. Army and was a Korean War veteran.
Survivors also include two daughters, Cindy (Greg) Castiglione and Pat Stormer, both of Brockway; and one son, James (Denise) Britton of Harrisburg; one sister, Norma Fields of Brockport; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by an infant twin sister, Janet Marie; a sister, Marjorie Mehall; and a granddaughter, Emily Castiglione.
Friends will be received from 5-9 p.m. Friday, June 20, at the Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc. in Brockway. A vigil service will be held at 8:45 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 21, at St. Tobias Church in Brockway with the Rev. Msgr. Charles Kaza presiding. Burial will be in St. Tobias Cemetery. Full military honors will be accorded Saturday morning at the cemetery by Parson-Marnatti Post #95. Memorial donations may be made to St. Tobias Church, Mengle Memorial Library or the .
Online condolences may be made at csfhinc. com
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Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc
1033 4Th Ave
Brockway, PA 15824
(814) 268-2732
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Published in The Courier Express from June 19 to June 26, 2014
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