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Robert F James

May 15, 1942 — May 23, 2023

Robert F. James, 81, Queen, formerly of East Juniata, passed away Tuesday morning. He was born in Juniata, son of the late Frank and Geraldine (Lewis) James. He married Alice J. Wilfong in 1961. In addition to his wife, Alice; he is survived by four children: Robert James, Jr. (Holly) of Reading, Lori James (James Link) of Altoona, Jeffrey James (Corinna) of Lancaster and Cheryl Abbott (James) of Altoona; 13 grandchildren; six great grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Cindy James of Roaring Spring and three siblings: Charlene Pavloc (Joe) in Florida, Beverly Emig (John) of Duncansville and Donald James of Altoona. He was preceded in death by a son, Adam James; a sister-in-law, Nancy; and two siblings: Howard and David. Robert worked for Sylvania until its closing. He later retired from Commercial Envelope in Claysburg as a plant manager to become a gentleman farmer. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed fishing, beekeeping, and woodworking. He most importantly loved his grandchildren and spending time with his family. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 pm on Thursday, May 25, 2023 at Mauk & Yates Funeral Home, Inc. 719 N 4th Avenue, Altoona. Friends will also be received from 10 until the 11 am funeral service at the funeral home on Friday, May 26, 2023 with Pastor John Emig officiating. Interment will be made at Logan Valley Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, Attn: Shriners Hospitals for Children, PO Box 947765, Atlanta, GA 30394.
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Thursday, May 25, 2023

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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719 N 4th Ave, Altoona, PA 16601

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Receiving of Friends

Friday, May 26, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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719 N 4th Ave, Altoona, PA 16601

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Friday, May 26, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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719 N 4th Ave, Altoona, PA 16601

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