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James D. Endlich

June 12, 1933 — January 10, 2021

James D. Endlich, 87, of Winfield Township, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born June 12, 1933, in New Kensington, a son of the late Kenneth and Mary (Deisroth) Endlich. Jim was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the United States Marine Corp. He graduated from Shippensburg College with a bachelor of science degree in
Education. Jim retired after 30 years of teaching from the Pine Richland School District. He was a former member of Guardian Angels Parish, Most Blessed Sacrament Church in Natrona Heights and a member of St. Joseph R.C. Church in Cabot. He was also a member of the Tarentum Homing Club. the Central Beagle Club and the Pucketos Beagle Club. Jim enjoyed training Beagles. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Mary Louise (Cafferty) Endlich; children, James (Alexis) Endlich, of Lower Burrell, Cindy (Ralph) Hazelett, of Natrona Heights, Kim (Gary) Cochran, of Lower Burrell, Tom (Cherie) Endlich, of Upper Burrell, Anne (Scott) McCormick, of Sarver and Mike Endlich (Autumn Norris), of Winfield Township; grandchildren, Jessica (Mark) Winkler, Jim (Morgan) Endlich, Craig Hazelett, Brandon Cochran, Kylie (Josh) Shields, Justin Cochran, Ethan (Hannah) McCormick, Marshall McCormick and Adda McCormick (Brayden Thomas); 10 great-grandchildren; brother, Patrick (Patricia) Endlich, of Natrona Heights and by several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his sister, Nanette Toth; brother, Glenn Endlich and by his nephew, Harry Toth. The Endlich family would like to give a special thank you to Chrissy and Krystal for their loving care and support.

Friends will be received on Thursday from 2-4, 6-8 p.m. in the Cicholski-Zidek Funeral Home, Inc., 1522 Carlisle Street, Natrona Heights 724-224-8688. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday at 10:00 a.m. in Most Blessed Sacrament Church. Burial with full military honor's accorded by the Vandergrift Veterans Honor Guard will be in Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell. To send an online condolence please visit In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory Jim may be made to the Allegheny Health Network Healthcare Hospice. 500 Commonwealth Drive, Warrendale, Pa. 15086.

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Thursday, January 14, 2021

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