James Pahanish

Leetonia – James M. Pahanish, 83, died Thursday, February 27, 2014 at Salem Regional Medical Center.

Jim was born February 17, 1931 in North Strabane, PA, a son of the late Michael and Anna (Graytok) Pahanish.

He had worked as a machinist most of his life and farmed as well.

A Navy Veteran, he was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years Irene ( Davner) Pahanish; his children James (Kathy) Pahanish of Lisbon, Matthew (Rhonda) Pahanish , Ron (Paula) Pahanish and Deana (Jim) Warneke all of Leetonia; as well as brothers Charles (Josephine) Pahanish of Arlington, TX, and Michael (Linda) Pahanish of Leetonia; 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his brothers William, Edmund, and Joseph Pahanish as well as a sister Barbara Hall.

A private family service was held at Weber Funeral Home.