James A "Jumbo" Myrga, 79 of Newell, PA, passed away Thursday, November 15, 2019 in Havencrest Nursing Center, Caroll Twp., Pa.
He was born July 24, 1940 in Newell, PA, son of Andrew Myrga and Elizabeth Albert Myrga.
He was retired from Allied Chemical, Newell, Pa., Interstate Paper and Wal-Mart. He was a member of the Newell United Methodist Church.
He is Survived by his four children ,daughter, Beth S Myrga at home, son, J Brian Myrga of Newell, daughter, Jill Bakos of Perryopolis and son, Brad Myrga of Newell; brother, Ronald Myrga of LaPlata, MD and sister, Andrea Wilson of Perryopolis; grandson, Brandon J Myrga, granddaughter, Bryanna N Bakos, grandson, David O Silva, grandson, Vincent B Silva, grandson, Austin Myrga, granddaughter, Kaylee McCardell.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and wife, Elizabeth Myrga on January 12, 2019.
Friends will be received Monday, November 18, 2019 from 2 to 8 pm in the Eley-McCrory Funeral Home, Fayette City, PA. www.eleymccroryfuneralhome.com
Services will be held Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 11:00 am in the funeral home with Pastor Frank Todaro officiating.
Interment will follow in the LaFayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, PA 15415.
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