James P. “Jimmy” Hartman died Thursday May 6, 2021 at his home. Born in Allenport on October 9, 1956, a son of the late John and Florence Watkins Hartman.
Jimmy had worked for Jurik & Jurik in Donora, an electrician for Amorox in Allenport and recently was the maintainence supervisor for the Boro of Allenport. He was a member for 46 years at the former Allenport VFD where he served as Chief, Captain and President. Jimmy was a current member of the Boro council. For 20 years he worked along with his late brother William B. Hartman at the White Barn Supper Club in Dunlevy. Growing up Jimmy was an avid softball player. He enjoyed hanging out with his coffee buds at the former BP in Charleroi, Wendys and McDonalds. Jimmy also enjoyed playing poker, the lottery and was a huge Elvis fan.
He was a devoted father to his 3 children; Justin Battistone (Hartman) of Belle Vernon, Jill (Bryan) Hosko of Bethel Park and Molly Hartman of Belle Vernon, proud grandfather of his 3 grandchildren; Hunter Battistone, Deryk Hosko and Brylee Hosko. Jimmy is also survived by his brother John Hartman Jr. of Niagra Falls, N.Y., 2 sisters; Norma Kurek of Maxwell and Frances Chalfant of Belle Vernon and numerous nieces and nephews who loved him dearly. Lastly he is survived by his grand dogs; Toby and Bane.
He was preceded in death by his brother William B. Hartman and 2 sisters; Beverly Hartman and Virginia Moluski.
Visitation will be held on Saturday May 8, 2021 from 1pm-4pm and 6pm-8pm at Melenyzer Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc. 1008 Furlong Ave., Roscoe where funeral services will be held on Sunday May 9th at 10:00am. Interment will follow at Howe Cemetery, Long Branch.
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