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James Henry Staples
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Birth: Jan. 17, 1924
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 3, 2005
North Port
Sarasota County
Florida, USA

He was born in Philadelphia, Pa.

Mr. Staples served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a survivor of Leopolville, and received a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star.

He was a foreman with Merck and Co. before retiring in 1987.
He moved to the North Port area 26 years ago from Lansdale, Pa.

He was a member of San Pedro Catholic Church. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Lansdale; the Boat and Fishing Club at La Casa and the Bowling Club of La Casa.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Dolores Staples of North Port; three daughters, Diane Fryling of Green Lane, Pa., Kathy Moreno of Venice, Fla., and Bunny Lariviere of Middleburg, Fla.; a son, James W. Staples of North Wales, Pa.; three sisters, Marie Heisler of Swarthmore, Pa., Edna Mae and Marlyn, both of Philadelphia; three brothers, Paul Burke of New Jersey, Richard Staples and Bill Burke, both of Philadelphia; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, 2005, at the North Port Chapel of Farley Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be at 11:30 a.m. at San Pedro Catholic Church, 14380 Tamiami Trail, North Port. Burial will follow at Venice Memorial Gardens.

Memorial donations may be made to San Pedro Catholic Church, 14380 Tamiami Trail, North Port, FL 34287.

Arrangements are by Farley Funeral Home, North Port Chapel.
Family links: 
  Dolores Rita Cortese Staples (1927 - 2011)
Venice Memorial Gardens
Venice Gardens
Sarasota County
Florida, USA
Created by: Barbara Lehman
Record added: Sep 17, 2012
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James Henry Staples
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James Henry Staples
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 Added: Sep. 17, 2012

 Added: Sep. 17, 2012

- Barbara Lehman
 Added: Sep. 17, 2012

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