James Charles Cirincione, of New Kensington, spent the last year in hospice care at home until January 15, 2021, when he finally let go, surrounded by his loving family.
Jim was born September 9, 1932 in Oakmont, PA, and graduated from Oakmont H.S. He worked for Keystone Dairy, The Farm Dairy and Freeport Transport.
He caddied many times at Oakmont Country Club, including the 1962 U.S. Open, where he caddied for Don January, who didn’t make the cut, so the final 2 days, Dad worked for NBC Sports as a stats volunteer.
Jim was very active with the River Forest golf league and bowled at Wildlife Lanes. He loved watching golf, Pittsburgh Steelers, Pirates and Penguins and Notre Dame football.
He was preceded in death by his wife Patricia Jean (Kozuch). Jim and Pat married in September 1961, and they were married 58 years. Also preceded in death by his parents, Christina (Maiorca) Cirincione and Frank Cirincione. Jim was the youngest of 7 brothers, preceded in death by his brothers and sisters-in-law Thomas (Helen), Steve (Jane), Carmello (Marianne), Rosario (Mary) and August.
Survived by his three loving children, daughter Lisa Marie Cirincione (husband Mark Lynch), son Jimmy Cirincione, daughter Kelly (Cirincione) McAninch (husband Rich McAninch). He so loved his grandchildren, Alyssa (Cirincione) York (husband Jordan York), Alaina Cirincione, Ryan McAninch and Justin McAninch (wife LeAnna (Hans) McAninch), and a great-grandchild, Tessa Nichole McAninch.
He is also survived by his brother Joe Cirincione (wife Helen Cirincione), sister-in-law Elizabeth Cirincione, and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews.
The Cirincione family is extremely grateful for the outstanding care and compassion of Heritage Hospice at home.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 & 6 to 8 PM on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021 in the Ross G. Walker Funeral Home Ltd., 217 Freeport Road, New Kensington, where a funeral Liturgy outside of Mass will be held at 1 PM on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. Burial will follow in Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell. rossgwalker.com
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