Joseph E. James

Joseph E. James, of Streetsboro, passed on Friday, March 15, 2013 in Trumbull Memorial Hospital. Joseph was born on September 6, 1956, in Garfield Heights, Ohio, the son of Harry E. and Theresa M. Zavodny James. He was a 1974 graduate of Bedford High School.

In Garrettsville, Ohio, on March 25, 1977, Joseph and Holly L. Gillespie were united in marriage.

With an interest in computers and his knowledge of their intricate systems, Joseph was the owner of James Computer Service.

His enjoyable pastimes included traveling to Florida, collecting model cars and cruising in his Corvette.

Memories of Joseph will be carried on by his wife, Holly; his daughter, Shawna; his granddaughter, Kenna; his parents, Harry and Theresa; his sister, Cathy D. Nesi; his brothers, Robert A. and Jim D. James; his nieces and his nephews.

The family will meet friends on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 from noon to 2:00 p.m. at the Borowski Memorial Home in Newton Falls, where a service will be held at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Jim Jones officiating.

(Borowski Memorial Home (330) 872-5050 R-C 3-18-13)

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  • Joe went home to be with the Lord. He was a strong faith-filled Christian. We originally met him as customers I think in 2007. We only had the privilage of really getting to know Joe a few short years ago. My Husband Terry and I took our computer to his home, found him quite ill after having neck surgery. Hardly a day or 2 went by that we didn't talk to each other. He invited us to his Thursday night Bible Study which we still enjoy. He invited our grown Kids and Grandkids over to swim in the pool. He and our friend Debbie came to some of our family get-togethers. He took our 12 year old Grandson to the Drag Races for the first time... he will never forget the experience and cried when he found out he lost his "Uncle" Joe. He was an awesome friend and he will be greatly missed by our whole family. Terry and Pattie