James Boone

May 9, 1938 ~ June 22, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old

James Boone Obituary

James “Jim” Boone, age 85 of Brownsville, PA passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2023. He was born on May 9, 1938 in Perryopolis, PA son of William & Isabelle (Ferris) Boone. 

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his siblings: Sarah, Florence, George, John, Charles, Elizabeth, and Isabelle. 

Jim is survived by his wife of 60 years, Dolores (Stefek) Boone; Daughter, Diane Beregi & her husband, David; son, Stephen Boone, and his wife, Jennifer (Dewitt)Boone; granddaughters: Stephanie Beregi and  her boyfriend, Dave Behary, and Madison Boone & her boyfriend, Danny Meyers; grandson: Dominic Boone; sisters: Goldie Mislo, Shirley Farrow; sister-in-law, Nancy Jenkins; as well as several nieces and nephews. 

Jim was a member of the former St. Mary of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church and The Historic Church of St. Peter where he ushered at both churches for over 30 years. He also served as Treasurer of The Holy Name Society at St. Mary’s Church, was a member of UMWA Local 2874 Marianna, and a member of The Brownsville Sons of Italy - Frank Ricco Lodge #731 in Brownsville, where he enjoyed playing bocce. 

Jim was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers & Pirates fan. 

He retired from Crosskeys Human Services in 2000 where he worked as a van driver & maintenance worker. 

Jim’s family would like to extend a special “thank you” to the staff at Uniontown Healthcare and Rehabilitation.

Jim’s family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. on Sunday, June 25, 2023 at the Kish Fabry Funeral Home, Inc., 19 Legion Street, Republic, PA where a Blessing Service will be held at 9:15 a.m. on Monday followed by a funeral mass at 10 a.m. in the Historic Church of St. Peters, Brownsville, Pa. Interment will follow in Lafayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, Pa.

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June 25, 2023

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kish-Fabry Funeral Home
19 Legion Street
Republic, PA 15475

Prayers of Transfer
June 26, 2023

9:15 AM
Kish-Fabry Funeral Home
19 Legion Street
Republic, PA 15475

Funeral Mass
June 26, 2023

10:00 AM
Historic Church of St. Peter
Church Street
Brownsville, PA 15417


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