James G. Kiselich, 91, of West Newton died Sunday, May 19, 2019 in Hempfield Manor. Born in West Newton on September 28, 1927, he was the son of the late George and Kathryn (Shiry) Kiselich.
Jim was a retired tool maker for Highland Carbite Tool Co. in Irwin. He was a member of St. Mary's Byzantine Church in Herminie and the West Newton Sportsman's Club. He honorably served his country in the US Army.
He is survived by his wife; Dea (Chiesi) Kiselich; son, James E. (Linda) Kiselich of Rostraver Township; grandson, Matthew Kiselich; and brother, Ted Kiselich of Caldwell, ID.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by son, Mark A. Kiselich; brothers, John, Joe, Pete and Charles Kiselich; and sisters, Anne Halahan and Stella Olschon.
Friends will be received on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the James C. Stump Funeral Home Inc., 580 Circle Drive, Rostraver Township (724-929-7934) www.jamesstumpfuneralhome.com where a Panachida will be held on Wednesday at 9:15 a.m. followed by Divine Liturgy at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Byzantine Church, 7 2nd Street, Herminie, PA with Rev. Stephen J. Wahal officiating. Interment, with Military Honors, will follow in West Newton Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Heartland Hospice, 3520 Route 130, Irwin, PA 15642