James A. Black

Born: Mon., Dec. 12, 1927
Died: Wed., Nov. 20, 2019

Private Family Memorial Service

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James A. Black, 91, of Youngsville, PA, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 surrounded by his family.

He was born December 12, 1927 in Oil City, PA, a son to the late Barton and Lillian M. (Patmore) Black. Jim was a US Army Veteran, having served during WWII. He was an avid woodworker and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Jim is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Marguerite (Lichtenberger) Black; 5 children, Jean Benedict of Pittsfield, Susan (Ray) Griffin of Youngsville, Carl (Cathy) Black of Sugar Grove, Jenny Hornstrom of Pleasantville and Molly (Frank) Hodges of Sugar Grove; a daughter-in-law, Candy Early Black; a brother, Howard (Besse) Black of York, PA; 10 grandsons, 3 granddaughters, 14 great-grandsons, 6 great-granddaughters and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by one son, Daniel Black, one brother and two sisters.
A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations may be made to the Youngsville Free Methodist Church, 179 Davis Street, Youngsville, PA 16371.

The Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, in Youngsville, have been entrusted with all arrangements. Condolences to the family may be made at www.nelsonfuneralhome.net.

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