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James F. Courtnye, Jr. 68 – Loved Watching Sports

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James F. Courtnye, Jr. 68, passed away after a lengthy illness, Wednesday April 29, 2020 at UPMC Hospital in Harrisburg.

Born in Philadelphia on July 21, 1951, he was a 1969 graduate of Roman Catholic High School, Philadelphia.

He resided most of his life in the Harrisburg Area.

He was of the Catholic Faith and was very devoted to The Blessed Virgin Mary and the Rosary.

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He loved to watch sports: football, baseball, hockey and basketball.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James F. Courtnye, Sr and Elizabeth Courtnye née Scullion.

He is survived by a daughter, Aipril wife of Christopher Abner, Massachusetts, 3 sisters, Mary Beth wife of Edward O’Donnell, Jr, Ashland, Kathleen wife of Gerald Campomizzi, Ashland, Doris Jean, widow of Brian Calderwood, Philadelphia. 2 Brothers George Courtnye, and his spouse Antoine Jones, Philadelphia and Joseph Blazejewski and his wife Susan, Philadelphia.

Also 3 grandchildren, Taylor, Isabella, and Nicholas. Nieces, nephews, cousins and his caseworker and dear friend, Pat Hoffman, Harrisburg.
Services are at the convenience of the family.

In Lieu of flowers, Donations can be made to Hillside S.P.C.A. 51 S.P.C.A. Rd. Pottsville, Pa 17901.

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