James E. Sutton, 75 of Beaver, formerly of Center Twp. went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 10, 2013. His passing occurred at his home.
Jim was born on June 2, 1937 in Aliquippa, a son of the late Paul Francis and Hilda May (Farland) Sutton. For a number of years, Jim served as the chief deputy sheriff of Beaver County. In 2000, he retired from the railroad division (A & S Railroad) of LTV Steel Corp. as a supervisor of the diesel shop.
He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was fervent about his 1971 Chevy Nova which he restored. Jim
was a member of the Bridgewater Presbyterian Church and enjoyed trying his luck playing the state lottery and an occasional visit to the area casinos.
In addition to his parents. Jim was preceded in death by his first wife, Elaine (Cook) Sutton and more recently by his second wife, JoAnn (Campbell) Sutton. He was also preceded by two brothers and two sisters: George Sutton, Lorraine Stewart, Vivian Sutton, and Robert P. Sutton, Sr.,
and a step daughter, Melvina Jurkowski
He leaves a daughter, Denise Hennessy and her husband, Bob; a son, Jim Sutton and his wife, Linda and a step daughter, Penny Kravos. Seven grandchildren: John (Heather) Hennessy, Chuck Neely, Kelly Kravos, Kurt Kravos, Mark Jurkowski, Doug Jurkowski and Valerie (Mike) Malack. Three great grandchildren: Lacey and Addyson Hennessy and Colin Malack. A brother, Melvin Sutton and a sister, Amanda ?Jean? (Nick) Mustach. Several nieces and nephews, including a special niece and godchild, Roberta Bianco.
Friends will be received Monday, May 13th from 2-4 and 6-8 pm and Tuesday, May 14th from 9:30 am to 10:30 am in the Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Ave., Monaca. Funeral services will follow on Tuesday at 11 am in the Bridgewater Presbyterian Church, 408 Bridge Street, Bridgwater. His pastor, the Rev. Dr. William H. Silver will officiate. Private interment will immediately follow in Union Cemetery, Monaca.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Mother Theresa Hospice and especially to JoAnn, Denise and Kelly for the passionate care their father received.
To view his video tribute, leave online condolences, get directions and other information, please visit simpsonfuneralhome.com.