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James Leffler

d. September 1, 2022

Calling Hours:
Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 10:00-11:00am
Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, PA

Funeral Service:
Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 11:00am
Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, PA
Rev. Jeff Landfried, Pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating

Greenville VFW Post #3374 Honor Guard will render military
honors at the conclusion of the service. Burial will be in Park
Lawn Cemetery, Jamestown.

James Russell Leffler, age 89, of Straub Rd. Greenville, passed away Thursday morning, September 1, 2022 in his residence. James was born March 8, 1933 in Greenville PA, to Jacob and Edith (Horn) Leffler. He attended Porter school for 8 years. He graduated from Penn High School, Greenville, PA in 1951. He worked at Spencer Container for 1 year and then on to work at Burns Auto Parts for 1 year. He entered the service (Army) May 28, 1953. Went to Pittsburgh PA for induction, and then to Fort Benning Georgia for 5 weeks of Sound Ranging School, then off to Fort Lewis Washington. He was discharged on May 27, 1955, rank of Corporal.

He went back to work at Burns Auto Parts for 10 years, then went to work at Greenville Tubes for 5 years. After that he went to work at Napa Auto Parts in Stoneboro, PA and retired from there in February 1997.
In the meantime, he married Charlotte Plummer August 4, 1956. They were married for 52 years, Charlotte passed away August 20, 2008.

He is survived by their for children; daughter Deborah Barnes and husband Duane of Conneaut Lake, Pa, Lori Alabran and husband Jim of Greenville, PA, daughter Nancy Leffler, LeHigh Acres, FL and son James Leffler Jr, LeHigh Acres, FL. 5 grandchildren; Angie Barnes, Justin Barnes, Missy Alabran, Mark Alabran, and Nichole Aversa. 6 great grandchildren; Summer Walker, Logan Walker, Hunter Garland, McKenzie Alabran, Cassidy Alabran and Maxwell Kincaid. 1 great great grandson Karter James Kaltenbaugh.

Since retiring he enjoyed detailing vehicles, repairing and restoring bicyles, sending some to South Dakota to the Indian Reservations. He enjoyed doing handyman work, gardening and yard work.

James was a lifetime member of the First Baptist Church, Greenville PA, having served as an usher, Trustee and sound man. The family would like to thank Sharon Regional Hospice for their kind and compassionate care.

Memorial contributions may be made to Greenville Kiwanis Club, P.O. Box 545, Greenville, PA 16125 or to first Baptist Church, 60 Shenango St., Greenville, PA 16125.

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Wednesday, September 7, 2022

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Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.

366 South Main Street, Greenville, PA 16125

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