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James A. “Jim” Dalessandro

November 13, 1926 ~ August 18, 2023 (age 96) 96 Years Old
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Warren – James A. “Jim” Dalessandro, 96, passed away Friday, August 18, 2023, following declining health. 

            Jim was born November 13, 1926, in Niles, Ohio, the youngest of eight children, the son of James Sr. and Carmel (Fagnano) Dalessandro.

            He grew up in Niles and was a 1944 graduate of Niles McKinley High School. He served our country in the United States Navy on the Aircraft Carrier U.S.S. Hancock in the South Pacific during World War II. He graduated from the Rayen School of Engineering at Youngstown College with a Bachelor of Engineering degree in 1950.           He worked at Thomas Strip Steel, Heltzel Steel and retired as Chief Melting Engineer from Ajax Magnethermic Corporation.   

            He was a founder and active member of Blessed Sacrament Church. He had served on the Parish Council, was a Eucharistic Minister and was chairman of the building of the current Blessed Sacrament Church which was started in 1994. He enjoyed working with his hands and playing golf. He was the last survivor of the Vintage Golf Group.

            He is survived by his wife, the former JoAnn O’Brien whom he married on May 5, 1956. Also surviving are nieces and nephews: Carmel Rinaldi, Matilda Sacco, Renee Watts, Elaine Cordiano, James G. Dallessandro, John Golias Jr, Lisa Smathers and Colleen and Brien O’Conner.

            Jim was preceded in death by his brothers; Joseph, Louis and Alfred Dalessandro, sisters; Rose Bruno, Anet “Dolly” Golias, Yolonda Dalessandro, and Angeline Rock.

            Family end friends may pay their respects to Jim Tuesday, August 22, 2023, from 1:00 to 2:00 pm followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 2:00 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church 3020 Reeves Rd. NE, Warren, Ohio 44483 with Fr. Donald King, and Fr. Christopher Cicero officiating.

            The burial will be in All Souls Cemetery in Bazetta.

             In lieu of flowers Contributions may be made in Jim's name to Blessed Sacrament Church St. Vincent de Paul 3020 Reeves Rd. NE, Warren, Ohio 44483 or the Blessed Sacrament Church Building Fund 3020 Reeves Rd. NE, Warren, Ohio 44483.

            Arrangements are entrusted to the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel 1884 North Rd. Warren, Ohio 44483.

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August 22, 2023

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Blessed Sacrament Church
3020 Reeves Rd. NE
Warren, Ohio 44483

Mass of Christian Burial
August 22, 2023

2:00 PM
Blessed Sacrament Church
3020 Reeves Rd. NE
Warren, Ohio 44483


Blessed Sacrament St. Vincent de Paul
3020 Reeves Rd. NE, Warren OH 44483

Blessed Sacrament Church Building Fund
3020 Reeves Rd, NE, Warren OH 44483


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