James L. Durand, Sr., 79, of Ohioville, passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2012, surrounded by his loving family.
Born April 30, 1933, in Atlanta, Georgia, he was a son of the late Max and Clyde Durand. James proudly served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War aboard the USS Wright. He was a retired heavy equipment mechanic and leaves his loving wife of 29 years, Ruth Priddy Durand and a large extended family.
Per Mr. Durand?s request, there will be no visitation.
The family has request memorial donations be made to Disabled American Veterans, 1000 Liberty Avenue, #1606, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, Monaca (724 728-4000).
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