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James J. Delongchamp, 85, formerly of Ishpeming, MI, who relocated to North Belle Vernon, PA passed away Friday, December 28, 2018 at Westmoreland Manor, Greensburg. Born July 6, 1933 in Calumet, MI he was the son of the late Maxim and Gertrude LaForest Delongchamp. Mr. Delongchamp was retired from Cleveland Cliffs Mining Co., where he worked as an Electrician. James was a member of the Hiawatha amateur radio club, was active with the Hiawatha Music Festival, Marquette, MI, involved with the Boy Scouts of America for many years and was an avid gun collector.
He is survived by daughter & son in law Debbie & Terry Russell of North Belle Vernon; son & daughter in law Keith & Evelyn Delongchamp of Sheboygan, WI; four grandchildren Brad Russell, Lance Russell of North Belle Vernon, Corrina Delongchamp, Ethan Delongchamp of Sheboygan, WI; two great grandchildren Mikayla Russell, Mathew Russell of North Belle Vernon; brother & sister in law David & Carol Delongchamp of Ishpeming, MI; four sisters & brother in law Maxine Rojen of San Diego, CA, Valerie Paquette of Black River Falls, WI, Diane & Richard Slater of Birch Run, MI, Mary Lou S. Pinkerton of Vancouver, WA. He is preceded in death by his wife Agnes T. Carriere Delongchamp; son Dale J. Delongchamp and brother Leon Delongchamp.
Funeral arrangement entrusted to the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations, Family Owned and Operated, 626 Broad Avenue, Belle Vernon 724-929-6183. A memorial service will be held at the American Legion Ishpeming, MI on August 9, 2019 from 1-4 PM. Interment will take place in Northland Chapel Gardens, Negaunee, MI.