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James Anthony Bilitski

James Anthony Bilitski 74 of California, PA died Friday, March 31, 2017 at UPMC Presbyterian. Born March 3, 1943 in N. Charleroi, a son of the late John T. and Adeline T. Savage Bilitski, Mr. Bilitski was a US Navy Vietnam War veteran and a member of the Roscoe American Legion Post # 801. Before his retirement as Manager of the Bentleyville Family Dollar, he was co-owner and manager of the former Johnny's Market in Roscoe and Foodland in Uniontown. He was the 1961 Class President of California High School and a graduate of Michigan State University.

He is survived by his wife Susan G. Laird Bilitski, daughters Theresa B. Clarke (Irvine Clarke III, husband) and Deborah A. Bilitski, son James A. Bilitski, Jr. (Krista Bilitski, wife), step-son Donald Gray (Lisa Gray, wife), and six grandchildren, Zachary and Abigail Gray, Irvine Clarke IV, and Carter, Parker and Warner Bilitski. He was preceded in death by his step-daughter Charlene Gray and brother John Ronald Bilitski.

In accordance with Mr. Bilitski’s wishes, there will be no public visitation. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate contributions in his memory be made to the Amyloidosis Foundation at www.amyloidosis.org. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Melenyzer Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc. Roscoe.  Online condolences may be expressed at www.melenyzer.com.




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A candle was lit in memory of James Bilitski

Wayne and Margaret Miller Apr 3 2017 12:00 AM

Sincere sympathy to the entire Bilitski family. May your fond memories sustain you during this sad and difficult time.

Wayne and Margaret Miller Apr 3 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Bilitski

Missy Bloom , you'll be missed , Rest in Peace Apr 2 2017 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss.I knew Jimmy for a long time.Born and raised in Roscoe. My prayers go with you and your family

Mary Milbert Apr 2 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Bilitski

Your loving wife, Susan. You'll live in my heart forever. Apr 2 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Bilitski

I'll see you in the rainbow - rest in peace dad. Love, Deb Apr 2 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Bilitski

Your first and favorite (just kidding Deb) daughter, T. Apr 1 2017 12:00 AM