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James R. "Smitty" Bollman

August 18, 1934 — January 25, 2016

James R. "Smitty" Bollman

Bollman, James R. "Smitty", 81, Cresson, died Jan. 25, 2016, at Martha Manor, Lilly. Born Aug. 18, 1934, in Portage, son of the late William and Esther Bollman. Preceded in death by wife, Patricia, on June 30, 2013; son, David; George and Alice Smith, who raised Smitty; and siblings, Helen and Jack. Survived by children: Kimberly Barto(Vince Myers), Wilmore; and James A. Bollman(Lindsay), Altoona; grandchildren: D.J.(Courtney), Christopher(Kirstie), and Nathan(Ann-Jolene) Barto; Ashley and Chelsea Myers; and Zachery and Aaron Bollman; and great-grandchildren: Alivia, Alexis and Elijah Barto. Brother of Alvin "Johnny", Butler; Elmer "Junior", Lilly; George(Loretta), and Richard, all of Portage; and Bill, Florida; also numerous nieces and nephews. Formerly employed at Publix Shirt Factory, Gallitzin, and St. Francis College, Loretto. Loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, gardening, and eating ice cream and bananas. Family and friends received from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Charles M. Kennedy Funeral Home, Cresson, where service will be held at 8 p.m., Pastor Stephen Durr. Interment, St. Francis Xavier Cemetery. The family would like to thank the staff at Martha Manor and 365 Hospice for their excellent care. www.cmkennedyfh.com

Service:

8 p.m. Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Kennedy Funeral Home, 233 Keystone Ave., Cresson, Pa. 16630



Visitation:

4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Kennedy Funeral Home, 233 Keystone Ave., Cresson, Pa. 16630

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