James “Jim” Edward Pastor, 86, of Salina, passed away on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Belair Health & Rehab Center in Lower Burrell, Pa. He was born Monday, December 4, 1933 in Crabtree, Pa., the son of the late Joseph and Nellie Opeila Pastor. Before his retirement, he worked as a chipper for Akers National Roll for 35 years, and he drove school bus for the Kiski Area School District. He was a United States Army Veteran. He was a member of Hebron Lutheran Church in Avonmore. He was a member of the American Legion Post #57 and the Hilltop Social Club. He enjoyed golfing, bowling and loved to watch the Pittsburgh Steelers, Penguins and Pirates. He loved the outdoors, splitting wood and staying busy. He was a general handyman for his friends and family. He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Judi L. Dunmire Pastor, his children, Bridget Bryner of North Olmstead, Ohio, James “Jamie” Pastor and his wife, Emily, of Chardon, Ohio and Colleen Morrill and her husband, Mark, of Leechburg, 11 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, his sisters, Adelaide Chicola of Ligonier and Emily Johnson of Maryland. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his 1st wife, Lucille Stover Pastor, his brothers, Joseph, John, Francis, George, Robert and Thomas Pastor (His Twin). Family will receive friends on Sunday, January 19, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Kelly L. Corridoni Funeral Home LTD, 400 Indiana Ave., Avonmore, Pa. 15618. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, January 20, 2020 at 11:00 AM in the funeral home with Pastor Keith McCutcheon, officiating. Interment will be held in Westview Cemetery in Avonmore, Pa.
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