James M. Pahanish

LEETONIA – James M. Pahanish, 83, died Thursday at Salem Regional Medical Center.

Jim was born Feb. 17, 1931 in North Strabane, Pa., a son of the late Michael and Anna (Graytok) Pahanish.

He had worked as a machinist most of his life and farmed as well.

A Navy Veteran, he was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Irene (Davner) Pahanish; his children, James (Kathy) Pahanish of Lisbon, Matthew (Rhonda) Pahanish, Ron (Paula) Pahanish and Deana (Jim) Warneke, all of Leetonia; as well as brothers Charles (Josephine) Pahanish of Arlington, Texas, and Michael (Linda) Pahanish of Leetonia; 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

A private family service was held at Weber Funeral Home.