James A. Black

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


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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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Lou Ann Lauger
   Posted Thu November 21, 2019
Dear Jean and family,
I'm very sorry about the passing of your father. You and your family have my sincere sympathy and are in my thoughts and prayers.

Jani Wendell
   Posted Fri November 22, 2019
Jean,
I just passed your parent's house last week and waved at your father outside racking leaves in his yard. I remember thinking how well he was doing at his age.
My condolences to your mother and family. I am so sorry to hear of your father's passing.

Denise Cederquist
   Posted Sat November 23, 2019
Dear Black Family; Please accept my sincere sympathy in the loss of Jim. He lived a long life and represented him family proudly.

Susan Griffin
   Posted Sun November 24, 2019
My dad was a very gentle and and loving man that I will miss greatly. Growing up I always loved the way way he smelled of sawdust, wood stain and shellac. Those are three things that always have and always will remind me of him.

Dale and Tammy Leichtenberger
   Posted Sun November 24, 2019
Dear Marguerite and family. We are deeply sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you and wishing you comfort with all the memories you have of Jim. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Dale and Tammy

Chris Patch-Vogts and Family
   Posted Sun November 24, 2019
Dear Aunt Marguerite and family,

Our thoughts are with you at this time. Jim was a gem, as are all of you. Much love and prayers for strength and comfort at this time.

Mark Leichtenberger
   Posted Wed November 27, 2019
So sorry for your loss.

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