WARREN - James N. Graham Sr., 83, died at 1:52 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at St. Joseph Health Center.
He was born May 24, 1929, in Warren, the son of Nicholas and Clara N. Graham.
James retired in 1994 from GM Lordstown Assembly in the skilled trade department as a painter after 17 years. He was a member of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church. James enjoyed fishing, animals, spending time with his grandchildren and going on weekend vacations with them.
Survivors include his wife, Alice Storey Graham, whom he married Aug. 21, 1971; his children, Vicky Jones of Florida, Linda (Rob) Miller of Panama City, Fla., Clara (Paul) Costianes of Twinsburg, James N. Graham Jr. of Mineral Ridge, Rhea (Joe) Bandiera of Twinsburg and Laurie (Dave) Gearheart of Florida; two brothers, Andrew N. (Fay) Graham and Steve N. Graham, both of Howland; two sisters, Gramate "Gigi" (John) Macrinos of Howland and Kay Mahinis of Tarpon Springs, Fla.; 19 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Nick Graham; three brothers, Evangello "Angelo" N., Michael N. Graham Sr. and Bill "Chico" N. Graham; and a brother-in-law, Theo Mahinis.
Family and friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, with a Trisagion service at 5 p.m., and from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel in Warren. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church with the Rev. Constantine Valantasis officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Warren.