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James A. "Jim" Yannerella

January 25, 1924 ~ July 28, 2017 (age 93)

Warren – James A. “Jim” Yannerella, 93, passed away Friday, July 28, 2017 at the Armstrong Memory Care Assisted Living.

            He was born January 25, 1924, in Youngstown, Ohio the son of the late Joseph and Philomena Yannarella.

            He was a 1942 graduate of East High School and came to Warren 1948. He retired from Walmart on Elm Rd. as mixer in the Paint Department. He was previously a car salesman at Sanzenbacher Motors and Frederick Dodge. He was a member of St. Pius X Church where he was an usher for 25 years, was on the Parish Council, Men’s Club, St Vincent de Paul Society, He is currently a member of St. Mary’s Church, Warren.

            He is survived by his children Charles J. (Wilma) Yannerella of Columbus, Charlotte (Tom) Finnerty of Poland, Kathy (Bob) Horvath of Champion and Carol (Dan) Wilkerson of Warren; a daughter-in-law, Alina Yannerella of Dallas; TX, and eleven grandchildren; Christine (Brett) Nadalin, Jessica Yannerella, Katie (Robert) Dominguez, Brandon and Sean Yannerella, Megan (Adam) Finnerty Pannone, Jennifer Finnerty, Danielle Wilkerson, James (Danielle) Wilkerson, Nikki (Michael) Sifro and Dr Kerry (Hugh Baker) Horvath, and ten great grandchildren.

            He is preceded in death by his wife Wanda Yannerella whom he married April 17, 1948 and passed away May 12, 2017, parents, a son Kenneth Yannerella, a son-in-law Thomas A. Finnerty JR, four brothers Anthony, Alfred, Dominick and Patrick Yanerella, and two sisters Rosemary Turney and Madeline Larango.

            Family and friends may call Sunday from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. and Monday from 9:00 to 9:30 a.m. at the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel 1884 North Rd. NE, Warren, Ohio 44483.

            A Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church in Warren, with Rev. Bernard Schmalzried officiating.

            Burial will be in All Souls Cemetery in Bazetta.

            In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in James name to Armstrong Memory Care Activity Fund, 2 Windsor Place Warren, Ohio 44483.

            The family would like to thank the staff at Armstrong Memory Care for their loving care and compassion.

            Family and friends may visit to view this obituary, sign the guest book and send condolences to the Yannerella family.                           


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