James N. Vera 1947-2018

PALMETTO, Fla. — James N. Vera, 71, of Palmetto, Fla., has left us to join his mother and father and to be in the presence of our Lord, Jesus Christ on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018.

Jim was born in 1947, a son of Victoria and Nicholas Vera, grew up in Warren and received his bachelor’s degree from Kent State University.

He then began work with Delphi Automotive, where he worked for 32 years, starting in Warren and moved throughout the U.S. and Asia.

Jim enjoyed playing his most loved game of golf with friends. He also enjoyed attending Saint Frances X Cabrini Church in Parrish, Fla. and was a very dedicated member.

Jim is survived by his wife, Linda; his brother, Don (Kathy); his niece, Meghan; and nephew, Nicholas; stepdaughter, Lisa (Joe); and his loving grandchildren, Taylor (Damon), Kyndall and Nikolas.

A memorial Mass will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, at Saint Frances X Cabrini Church in Parrish, Fla.

Arrangements were by the Groover Funeral Home at Mansion Memorial Park, Ellenton, Fla.

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