James C. "Moose" Tettis
1926 - 2021
BORN
1926
DIED
2021
James C. "Moose" Tettis, 95, of 237 N. St. Marys St., St. Marys, died Saturday, July 24, 2021 at his daughter's residence in Las Vegas, NV.

He was born on June 27, 1926 in Ridgway, son of the late Joseph and Lavina (Ross) Tettis. He married Doris L. Nelson on July 6, 1953, in Maryland. She preceded him in death on April 14, 2018. He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a member of Sacred Heart Church and the American Legion. He served in the U.S. Navy and was a Veteran of WWII. Upon his return from the war, he worked on the St. Marys/Ridgway Road project. He then was employed at Stackpole Carbon Company, followed by the Ridgway Color Company, where he worked for more than 30 years and retired in 1988.

After retirement, Jim enjoyed golfing and hunting. Most days, he was the first one on the golf course at Bavarian Hills, where he commonly walked 9 or 18 holes. He also especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He is survived by two daughters, Marina Tettis of Las Vegas, Nevada, and Lucinda Tettis of St. Marys; two sons, Vincent Tettis and his wife Annie of Massachusetts and James G. Tettis and his wife Tammy of St. Marys; eight grandchildren, Jimmi, Peter, Danielle, Corrinne, Samantha, Vincent, Hayden and Gregory; nine great-grandchildren; and one sister, Beverly MacDonald of Ridgway.

Besides his parents and wife, Jim was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary, at birth; two sisters, Marina Agens and Rosemary Connacher; and two brothers, Joseph Tettis and John "Jack" Tettis.

A memorial service will be celebrated at a later date. Memorials, if desired, may be made to CAPSEA, P.O. Box 464, Ridgway, PA, 15853.
Published by Ridgway Record from Jul. 26 to Jul. 27, 2021.
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Although I don't think I knew Joe, I did know Doris, so you have my deepest condolences on both of their deaths. I sure liked her; may God bless you and comfort you all.
Christine Tutton
August 9, 2021
Alex often talked about the times growing up together. Alex passed away on June18 2020.maybe they. will meet again! What a great a time,all Ridgeway guys together again!
Mrs Alex scarfo
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July 28, 2021
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