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1954 James 2021

James A. "Jim" Marche

August 23, 1954 — June 5, 2021

James A. “Jim” Marche, Jr. , 67, of Kersey, died unexpectedly on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at Penn Highlands Elk.

He was born in Ridgway on April 18, 1954, a son of the late James, Sr. and JoAnne Shutika Marche.

Jim was a lifelong resident of the area and served in the U.S. Army Reserves for 8 years. He worked for Cenni’s Distributor for a number of years. He was a member of the PFL and coached baseball for more than 10 years. Jim enjoyed hunting, fishing, and most of all, spending time with his family. He will be remembered by his kids as a great dad who was always there for them and would do anything for them.

He is survived by three sons; Jimmy (Tara) Marche of Kersey, Jeff (Kari) Marche of Brandy Camp, Jason (Jessica) Marche of Ridgway, by one daughter; Jennifer (Josh) Marche of Kersey and by ten grandchildren; Jade, Harper, Jimmy IV, Isaac, Josie, Derek, Brooklyne, J.J., Gracey and Maddie “Maggie”. He is also survived by a brother; Randy Marche, and by his former wife; Nancy Cole.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister; Marilyn Marche.

Funeral Services for James A. Marche, Jr., will be held on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at 11:00 AM at the Krise Funeral Home.

Military Honors will be accorded by the Fox Township Burial Detail.

Interment will follow in Parklawn Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 from 10:00 AM until the time of the service.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the donor’s choice.

Krise Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 130 Center Street, Ridgway, PA 15853 is handling the arrangements and online condolences may be made to the family at

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Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Krise Funeral Home and Cremation Services, LLC

130 Center St, Ridgway, PA 15853

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