James P. McCluskey, 68, of East Brady died Thursday, December 24, 2020 at Forbes Regional Hospital.
Born August 15, 1952, he was the son of James V. and Teresa M. (McLaughlin) McCluskey.
A 1970 Graduate of East Brady High School, Jim was employed by Indespec Chemical for 30 years.
On April 30, 1983, Jim married the former Joy S. Easley, she survives.
A US Army Veteran, Jim served his country with the Company A 2nd Battalion 100th Infantry from 1972-1978.
He was a member of St. Eusebius Roman Catholic Church and the American Legion Post #488.
Jim enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and watching the Pittsburgh Steelers. During summer, he could be found boating on the Allegheny River and attending car shows with his 1953 panel truck. Jim and Joy always had a Boxer dog and recently, Jim found great company and long walks with "Gracie". Jim will be remembered as a faithful husband and devoted father. He will be greatly missed.
Surviving is his wife Joy S. McCluskey of East Brady, two sons; Lucas J. and wife Keisha McCluskey of East Brady and Corey M. McCluskey of East Brady.
He is also survived by his mother; Teresa McCluskey, one brother; Perry M. McCluskey both of East Brady and one aunt, Rozella Groves of Butler.
He was preceded in death by his father.
All services for James P. McCluskey will be private. He will be buried in St. Eusebius Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of Buechele Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., East Brady.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jim’s name to the East Brady Volunteer Fire Department 701 Graham Street, East Brady, PA 16028 or the Wounded Warrior Project 600 River Avenue, Suite 400 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212
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East Brady Fire Department
101 Graham Street, East Brady PA 16028
Wounded Warrior Project
7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville FL 32256