Of Wilkins Twp., age 73, on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, after a brief illness. Dear and loving friend of Cheryl (Gosik) Salerno. Father of Julie (Steve) Clemens of Harrisburg and Joey (Heather) Schlanger of FL. Step-father of Jeff (Rachael Morales) Ronallo of Baldwin and Tony Ronallo of North Braddock. Jim is also survived by 4 grandchildren. Brother of Jeannie Rosenquest of Delmont, the late Jack, late Patrick and late Leo Schlanger. Jim was a VietNam War Army veteran and earned a Presidential Citation for guarding President Lyndon Johnson during the President’s visit to the Panama Canal Zone. Jim was a graduate of Robert Morris University and became employed with Westinghouse in East Pittsburgh. After the plant shutdown, Jim became an Auditor for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. After retirement, he became a school van driver, first for A.J. Meyers and lastly for Allegheny Transportation in Wilmerding. Jim was a passionate Notre Dame follower and fan and also enjoyed rooting for the Woodland Hills Wolverines. He was a lover of people and found joy in the art of conversation, even with strangers. Friends are welcome on Friday from 2-8pm at Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Turtle Creek/Monroeville Chapel, 1111 Monroeville Ave. at James St., Turtle Creek, 412-823-9350. Mass of Christian Burial in Sacred Heart Church of Good Shepherd Parish, Brinton Rd., on Saturday at 10 a.m. Jim will be laid to rest with Military Honors at Braddock Catholic Cemetery.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of James D Schlanger 2018.
Death notice for the town of: East Pittsburgh, state: Pennsylvania