James Cravotta

Obituary of James J. Cravotta

 

James J. "Champ" Cravotta, Jr.

 

Age 73, of Swisshelm Park, surrounded by his family, passed away peacefully on December 17, 2021, after a long and courageous battle with ALS.  He is survived by his wife, Christine (McWilliams) Cravotta; loving father of James (Amy) of Cranberry, Twp., and Peter (Rachel) of Swisshelm Park; grandfather of Carly, Addison, Carmine, Jamie, and Anthony; brother of Cosimo "Lucky" Cravotta and his wife, Diane and the late Charles Cravotta, Sr., and his wife, Mary Joan; loving uncle of Jessica Donachy, Michele Palmieri, Michael and Dominic Cravotta; Chaz and Jason Cravotta.  He spent much of his working life in the commercial moving industry. He touched the lives of many, and made a friend anywhere he went. He loved the outdoors; hunting, fishing, and gardening. In his earlier years he was a loved and respected baseball coach in the Swissvale Community.  Above all else he was a family man, who enjoyed nothing more than spending time with his family. Champ was a lover of Doo-Wop, fast cars, and watching movies.  Friends received Monday only 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the Thomas L. Nied Funeral Home, Inc.  7441 Washington Street, Swissvale, where a blessing service will be held on Tuesday morning at 10 a.m.   In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the ALS Foundation 416 Lincoln Ave, Millvale, PA 15209. www.niedfuneralhome.com»(Do not delete this line. It does not print.  Text that is to appear on web must be entered before this line)

 

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Monday
20
December

Visitation at Funeral Home

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday, December 20, 2021
Thomas L. Nied Funeral Home, Inc.
7441 Washington St.
Swissvale, Pennsylvania, United States
Monday
20
December

Visitation

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday, December 20, 2021
Thomas L. Nied Funeral Home, Inc.
7441 Washington St.
Swissvale, Pennsylvania, United States
Tuesday
21
December

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Thomas L. Nied Funeral Home, Inc.
7441 Washington St.
Swissvale, Pennsylvania, United States
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