James E. Farkas, Jr.

James E. Farkas, Jr., 55, of 58 First Street, Ellport, passed away unexpectedly at his residence on Friday, May 20, 2011.

He was born in New Castle on January 8, 1956 to the late James E. Farkas, Sr. who passed away December 14, 1993 and Mary E. Farkas, who passed away April 8, 1998.

A lifelong resident of Ellport, Jim was a 1974 graduate of Lawrence County Vo-Tech and a former employee in the information technology department at Rochester Area School District. He enjoyed working with computers and was a HAM and CB radio enthusiast, operating under the call sign KA3CYW.

He is survived by cousins and many friends in the Ellwood area.

A blessing service will be held on Saturday, May 28, 2011 at 10 A.M. in the TURNER FUNERAL HOME of Ellwood City, Sixth Street at Park Avenue, with Rev. Fr. Mark Thomas, pastor of Holy Redeemer Parish, officiating.

A private interment will follow in Locust Grove Cemetery, North Sewickley Township.

Memorial contributions may be made in care of the funeral home.

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