CORTLAND - James J. Ciarlitto Sr., 81, of Cortland, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital.
James was born Sept. 13, 1932, in Warren, the son of the late Joseph and Anna Dorazio Ciarlitto.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard prior to his employment with GE-Ohio Lamp, where he worked as a machinist for more than 30 years before retiring.
After retiring, he enjoyed model shipbuilding, landscaping and gardening.
James is survived by his wife of 62 years, Shirley (McCord); son, Jim (Wanda) Ciarlitto; grandson, Vinnie Ciarlitto, both of Cortland; sister, Mabel Lewis of Howland; sister-in-law, Rhea Oldacres of Cortland; and two nephews, Terry and Gary Lewis.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorials can be made in his name to the Animal Welfare League, 545 Brunstetter Road S.W., Warren, OH 44481.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Lane Family Funeral Homes, Roberts-Clark Chapel, 180 Garfield Drive, Warren, OH 44483.
Family and friends may view this obituary and send condolences online at www.robertsclarkchapel.com.