James E. Hartwell, 68, of Brookville, and formerly of New Kensington, passed away peacefully on June 17, 2020.
He was born February 25, 1952 in New Kensington to the late James A. Hartwell & Doris Huffman Hartwell Hirtz.
James enjoyed singing, reading, socializing, and attending church services where he lived, at Jefferson Manor, where he was the unofficial greeter. He worked at the Job Corps in New Kensington.
He is survived by his siblings, Sandra D. Gabor and family, Pam (Scott) Hartwell-Woodrow and family, Jerry (Crystal) Hartwell and family, and Nancy (John) Wirick and family.
Besides his parents, he was also preceded in death by his step-dad, Russ Hirtz and step-mom, Eleanor Hartwell.
Viewing will be on Friday, June 26, from 10 AM until services at 11 AM in ROSS G. WALKER FUNERAL HOME LTD., 217 Freeport Road, New Kensington. Pastor Henry Scoff, of the Brookville Church of God, will officiate. Private burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell.
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