In Remembrance of James William "Jim" Lance

James William

James William "Jim" Lance

Scranton, PA February 28, 1961 ~ September 14, 2012 Date of Service: September 19, 2012

James “Jim” W. Lance, 51, Scranton, died Friday evening in the Moses Taylor Hospital Intensive Care Unit. He and his wife, the late Anita S. Farris Lance, whom died May 17th 2012, had been married for 26 years.

Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Fred Lance, Jr. and Mary Boston Lance. Jim was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School and was a member of Mary, Mother of God Parish in Scranton. He worked as a maintenance engineer for an electrical engineering company. Jim was also a member of the Polish Club, Post25, and the Taurus Club, all in North Scranton. His passions and hobbies included being an avid outdoorsman and hunter and he also enjoyed classic cars.

Surviving are a daughter, Kayla Lance, of Scranton and who is currently a nursing student at West Chester University, a brother, Fred Lance III and his wife Isabelle, Scranton, two sister’s Marie LaRose, Old Forge, and Debbie O’Neill and her husband Pat, Scranton, his mother and father in law, Michael and Kathryn Farris Sr., Dunmore, two brother in laws, Michael Farris and his wife Carmel, Dunmore and Thomas Farris and his wife Angela, Dickson City, several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

The funeral will be Wednesday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc. 318 East Drinker Street in Dunmore with mass of Christian Burial at 11am in Mary, Mother of God Parish at Holy Rosary Church in Scranton. Interment will follow in St. Catherine’s Cemetery, Moscow.

Friends may call Tuesday from 5pm-8pm.

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Randy & Maria Mursch
Posts: 7
Re: In Remembrance of James William "Jim" Lance
Reply #5 on : Tue September 18, 2012, 16:56:40
"To live on in the hearts of those we loved is to live forever" Carl Sagan.
Sincere condolences to Kayla and family for your great loss. May you find God's peace which surpasses all understanding.
Bob and Theresa Kochis
Posts: 7
In Memory of Jim
Reply #4 on : Tue September 18, 2012, 14:13:10
Our deepest sympathy to all of Jimmy's family.He was a wonderful Man.He will be sadly missed
by all who knew him.Our thoughts and Prayers are with Jim and his family.We Pray that God give you strength and comfort to guide you through this most difficult time.God Bless Bob and Theresa Kochis.
Rhodine Davis
Posts: 7
condolence for your family's loss
Reply #3 on : Mon September 17, 2012, 22:23:05
Fred,Isabelle,family and Kayla,

I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.

With my deepest sympathy

Rhodine Davis
Jerry and Mariann Moran
Posts: 7
Re: In Remembrance of James William "Jim" Lance
Reply #2 on : Mon September 17, 2012, 12:27:48
Our family is very saddened by the death of Jim...Our condolences are with his daughter...May she find strength in the next few days, months and years....we think of her often...Your father was a good person and we will miss him...
Mrs.Dorothy Russell
Posts: 7
To the family
Reply #1 on : Mon September 17, 2012, 10:50:07
There are no words I can say. I knew Jimmy from childhood and he was always a treasure. I hope you are all just doing the best you can. If you need anything you know where I am. Much love.