LEETONIA-James A. DeJane Sr., 82, of Salem, died at 1:10 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at St. Mary's Alzheimer's Center in Columbiana.
Mr. DeJane was born Sept. 17, 1930, in Salem, a son of the late Lynn and Iris Atkinson DeJane. He was a machinist at E.W. Bliss in Salem and had served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the Joe Williams Post #131 American Legion, the York Drexler Post #5532 VFW and the Fraternal Order of Eagles.
He is survived by two sons, James A. (Sue) DeJane Jr. of Washingtonville and Gerry DeJane of Poland; three grandchildren, Zachary DeJane, Dylon DeJane and Marissa DeJane; and two great-grandchildren, Peyton and Aubrey DeJane.
Two sisters, Twila Dermotta and Shirley Arntz, preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday, June 22, 2013, at the Woods-Rettig Funeral Home in Leetonia with Deacon Larry Pasko officiating. Burial will be in the Washingtonville Cemetery. There are no calling hours.