James F. McGill, Jr., of Kline Twp., passed away suddenly on Monday.
Born in Hazleton, he was the son of the late James F. and Eleanor M. (Bobey) McGill, Sr.
Jim was a Pennsylvania National Guard veteran and a member of Church of All Saints, McAdoo.
He was the proprietor of James McGill Plumbing and Heating and several other local businesses.
Jim was a member of the Hazleton Elks Lodge. He had a passion for boating, hunting and classic cars. He was self-taught and highly skilled in the professions of plumbing, carpentry, electrical and masonry. He loved landscaping and took pride in his work.
Jim was known for his friendly and outgoing personality. He was a loving and devoted caretaker and provider for his family, and was always there to help anyone. He most enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and will be sadly missed by many.
Preceding him in death, were his sister Karen M. McGill and brother Daniel B. McGill.
Surviving, are his loving wife of 42 years, Patricia (Porambo) McGill; beloved son James F. McGill, III of New York; beloved daughter Lauren McGill and fiancé Steven Davis, of Scranton; and his pride and joy, his grandsons Andrew Riotto and Benjamin Davis.
His funeral service will be held Saturday at 12 p.m. at the Damiano Funeral Home, Inc., Blaine and Cleveland Sts., McAdoo. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.
Calling hours are Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the funeral home.
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