James Schirripa

SCHIRRIPA, James, 83, resident of Wheeling, WV, died Friday, March 28, 2014 at Liza’s Place.

He was born December 14, 1930 in Calabria, Italy, the son of the late Carlo and Frances Milieri Schirripa.

He was formerly employed at Centre Foundry, and retired from the Buildings and Grounds Department with the City of Wheeling. He was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Warwood Vets Club, Cave Club, and Bridgeport Eagles.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Joseph and Nat Schirripa.

Surviving are his wife, Henrietta Fornal Schirripa; children, Denise Nelson (David), Carlo Schirripa (Barbie), Mike Schirripa, Joe Schirripa (Michelle), and Lisa Mysza; grandchildren, Brittany, Alexius, McKenzie, Briana, and Jimmy; step-grandson, Bryan; sisters, Blanche Tyson and Mary Capagreco (Sam).

Friends will be received Tuesday, April 1, 2014 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, Burke Chapel, 2101 Warwood Avenue, Wheeling, WV 26003 (304-277-2722). Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at Corpus Christi Catholic Church with Msgr. Eugene S. Ostrowski officiating.

Interment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Vigil service will be held Tuesday, 3:15 p.m.

Memorial contributions can be made to Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 1516 Warwood Avenue, Wheeling, WV 26003.

James Schirripa

SCHIRRIPA, James, 83, resident of Wheeling, WV died Friday, March 28, 2014 at Liza’s Place.

Friends will be received Tuesday, April 1, 2014 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, Burke Chapel, 2101 Warwood Avenue, Wheeling, WV 26003 (304-277-2722) where final arrangements are incomplete.