James J. Scala, 84

James J. Scala, 84, of 35th St., Beaver Falls passed away Friday, June 9, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Hospice in Beaver.

Born September 14, 1932 in Wampum, he was the son of the late Andrew and Mary Norge Scala. He was married to Rose Marie Keppen Scala who passed away in 1967.

James retired in 1987 after 35 years with Babcox and Wilcox where he was a hydraulic repairman. He graduated from Wampum High School in 1950. He enjoyed bowling and working in his yard.

Survivors include a daughter, Karen (Tom) Trzcinski with whom he resided; two sisters, Virginia Greco and Margaret (Earl) Klien, both off WV; brother, Eugene (Peggy) Scala of North Sewickley Twp.; four grandchildren, Thomas (Jaclyn), Jamie, Amy, and Renee; and six great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, James A. Scala; stepmother, Florence Keppen Scala; two sisters, Pauline Bigley, Phillis McAnlis; and three brothers, William, John, and Joseph Scala.

Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, June 11 from 4-7 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 341 Main St. Wampum. Funeral Services will be held at 11 AM on Monday at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Oak Park Cemetery .

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Good Samaritan Hospice. 1000 Dutch Ridge Rd. Beaver, PA 15009.

The family wishes to extend their appreciation to Dr. Carl Sestito, Dr. Curtis Feldmeier, Dr. Grace Tarabay, Dr. Beant Gill, and Good Samaritan Hospice for their kind and compassionate care.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

3 thoughts on “James J. Scala, 84

  1. Dear Karen,

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your Father. I remember him
    as such a nice man. My prayers are with you and your family at
    this time.

    In deepest sympathy,

    Debbie Niedbala
    aka Debbie Cherry

  2. Karen,
    So sorry to hear of your father’s passing. Please accept my condolences on your loss.
    Cindy (Attisano) Curry

  3. Karen,

    I am so sorry about Uncle Jim’s passing. I didn’t know until today. I also did not know that cousin Jimmy had already passed away. I hope that you will somehow see this or the funeral home will give you my contact information. I will try to get a snail mail letter to you before too much longer.

    Your Aunt Georgia (Jo) Keppen passed away in April 2014. I have old family photos that I wanted to get to you but was not able to get an address for you then.
    I hope you get to see and read this and that you are doing good.
    Cousin Kathy

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