The Photo Request has been fulfilled.

 Lenora Bertha Daisey <I>Fry</I> James

Lenora Bertha Daisey Fry James

Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 29 Oct 2012 (aged 84)
Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Venango, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section 9, Lot 146D
Memorial ID 100008723 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Obituary: LEORA B. JAMES: SAEGERTOWN - Leora B. James, 84, formerly of 23387 State Highway 77, Meadville, and for the past year and one half residing at Crawford County Care Center, Saegertown, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, October 29, 2012, at Meadville Medical Center, shortly after being admitted.

Born July 17, 1928, in Meadville, Leora was a daughter of the late Harry Fry and Ora Smeltzer Fry. She married Robert James on October 3, 1946, and he passed away September 26th of this year.

A homemaker, Leora also was employed by Schnaars Construction for 25 years.

Surviving Leora are five children, Sandy DeRita and her husband, Joseph, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Phyllis Gawlinski and her husband, Larry, of Venango, Duane James of Conneautville, Don James and his wife, Sandy, of Cambridge Springs, and Daryl James and his wife, Sally, of Meadville. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, Darlene Blahut, Tonya Bailey, Chris Richards, Heather Brizendine, Amanda Caswell, Leanne Keppler, Bob Gawlinski, Gary James, Derrick James, Scott Hatton and Jennifer Wilkinson. Included also are 16 great-grandchildren; four brothers, Glenn Fry, Charles Fry, Carl Fry and Wayne Fry; two sisters, Elsie Bundy and Bert Bancroft; and several nieces and nephews.

Leora was preceded in death, in addition to her parents and her husband, by three sisters, Anita Swift, Evelyn Shilling and Shirley Hager; and two brothers, Merle Fry and Harry Fry.

Visiting on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Van Matre Family Funeral Home with funeral services there on Friday at 11:00 a.m., with the Rev. Bill Cox, a pastor of McLane Church in Edinboro, officiating.


Buried November 2, 2012. 84y.

Family Members





  • Created by: Bob Galmish
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100008723
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lenora Bertha Daisey Fry James (17 Jul 1928–29 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100008723, citing Venango Cemetery, Venango, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Bob Galmish (contributor 46790177) .