James T. Calamungi

James T. Calamungi, 86, of 57 LaSalle Ave., James-town, passed away peacefully Monday, Feb. 17, 2014.

He was born Oct. 1, 1927, in Jamestown, the son of the late Joseph and Angela Calimeri Calamungi.

Jim was a 1943 graduate of Jamestown High School. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1946-48, and earned his bachelor’s degree in biolo-gy from Purdue University in 1950. Prior to retirement, he was manufacturing su-pervisor at Truck-Lite in Falconer. Previously, he worked at Sylvania in War-ren, Pa., and Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corp. in Newark, Ohio.

He was a communicant of St. James Catholic Church. Jim was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Ira Lou Spring Post 149 American Legion, South Hills Country Club, and for more than 50 years, the YMCA. For many years, he was a loyal volunteer in the dialysis unit at WCA Hospital.

Surviving are a niece, Marianne Haydock of Webster, N.Y.; a nephew, Tho-mas Catania of Oxford, Ohio; his dear longtime friend, Betty Falthzik; and his dear friends: Pam Meurer and Debbie and Mike Soderberg.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Ann Catania.

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. John L. Kuhlmann will officiate.

Friends will be received for one hour prior to the service Thursday in the funeral home.

Burial will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Southern Tier Kidney Association, P.O. Box 834, Jamestown, NY 14702-0834.

You may light a candle in remembrance of Jim at www.lindfuneralhome.com.