|James E. Abriatis|
He was born September 30, 1947 in Castle Shannon, PA a son of the late Paul "Pete" and Mildred Renton Abriatis.
On October 29, 2011 in he married Beverly Crosby Abriatis, who survives.
Mr. Abriatis graduated from Cameron County High School. He served with the US Navy Seabees during the Vietnam Era. He was a heavy equipment operator who operated various machines. He was most happy while operating the equipment.
Jim was a member of the Miller-Raffaele Post 6221, VFW.
He loved NASCAR, Steelers, hunting and 4 wheeling. He coached girls softball for his daughters teams for many years and enjoyed spending time with his family.
In addition to his wife Beverly Crosby Abriatis
Daughter: Heather Hahn and her husband Cliff, Emporium
Daughter: Allyson Abriatis, Muskegon, MI
Daughter: Kelly Kriner, Emporium
Son: Adam Kriner, Emporium
Son: Matt Kriner, Emporium
5 Grandchildren James, Cameron, Cade, Reagan & Brayden
Brother: Paul "Sonny" Abriatis and his wife Donna, Emporium
Brother: Robert Abriatis and his wife Roseann, Mesa, AZ
Half brother: Ron Abriatis, Marienville
Preceded in Death By
Parents: Paul "Pete" and Mildred Renton Abriatis
Funeral Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium on Monday (December 24, 2012) at 11:00 AM with Rev. Joseph Short, Pastor, First United Methodist Church, officiating. A Military Service will be accorded by the Cameron County Memorial Detail. Visitation with video tribute will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Sunday from 3-6 PM.
Burial will be in the Rich Valley Cemetery, Emporium, Pennsylvania
Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net
BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.