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James Edward Eadie

March 26, 1932 ~ November 22, 2021 (age 89)


James Edward Eadie, age 89, of Republic, PA passed away on Monday, November 22, 2021 in Ruby Memorial Hospital surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on March 26, 1932 in Royal, PA

Son of the late Thomas and Verna (Sholtis) Eadie

Jim was a Veteran of The Korean Conflict serving with the United States Army where he was stationed in Germany.

He was a coal miner and retired from Consol Energy in 1994

Member of Fairbank Rod & Gun Club and Amend Gun Club

He was an avid hunter and enjoyed hunting with his family.

Besides his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 61 years:  Rose Marie (Shabin) Eadie

Two sisters:  Audrey Volek and Susan Moser

Jim is survived by his five children:

Jamie Tolnai and Tom; Beverly Garbutt and husband Jack; Michele Apicella and husband John; James Eadie and Sherree; and Leslie (Ranaldi) Eadie and Conrad

12 grandchildren:  Aimee Tolnai and Melissa; Travis Tolnai; Derek Tolnai; Jack Garbutt and Jamie; Jill Hunt and Bill; Kevin Garbutt and Apryle; Cory Apicella; Dustin Eadie and Christa; Nick Eadie and Karrie; Brianna Kollar and Ellie; Tony Ranaldi; and Ryan Ranaldi

12 great-grandchildren:  Haley Tolnai; Eva Tolnai; Hunter Tolnai; Amelia Garbutt; Katlyn Hunt; Briana Hunt; Madeline Lindsay; Kevin Garbutt, Jr.; Rowan Eadie; Hensley Eadie; Sawyer Eadie; and Griffin Eadie

His fur-babies:  Elmer and Tinker Bell

Friends will be received in The Dearth Funeral Home 35 South Mill Street New Salem, PA on Friday, November 26th from 10:00AM until 12:00 Noon at which time a Funeral Service will be held with Rev. Andy Miles officiating.

Interment will follow in LaFayette Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in James' name to:  St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at

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November 26, 2021

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dearth Funeral Home
35 South Mill St
New Salem, PA 15468

Funeral Service
November 26, 2021

12:00 PM
Dearth Funeral Home
35 South Mill St
New Salem, PA 15468

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