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James M. Faunda Sr. 86, of Clarington, formerly of Dillonvale, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2020, at Stellar Care Center, Woodsfield. James was born May 24, 1934, in Dillonvale, a son of the late Mike and Mary Kelley Faunda.

He was retired from Consolidation Coal Corporation and was a member of the Friends Church, Smithfield.

Preceding him in death were his wives, Minnie Elizabeth (nee Ensell) Faunda; Mary Ellen (nee Angus) Faunda; and Joan (nee Francis) Faunda; a brother, William “Buzz” Faunda.

Surviving are his children, Anthony Lee (Olga) Faunda of Virginia Beach, Virginia; James M. (Lois) Faunda Jr. of Tuscaloosa, Alabama; Sharon (John) Worwa of Mt. Pleasant; John (Patty) Faunda of St. Clairsville; Sandra Haslam of Cameron; James M. (Vicki) Faunda II of Clarington; and Mike Faunda II of Boulder, Colorado; a sister, Kathleen Ziegler of Powell; sister-in-law, Janie Faunda of Mt. Pleasant; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

A private family visitation and funeral was held at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 441 37th Street, Bellaire.

Burial followed in Union Cemetery, St. Clairsville.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Friends Church of Smithfield food pantry.

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