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James Allen Kuzan Sr.

April 12, 1953 ~ June 9, 2021 (age 68)

Obituary

On Wednesday, June 9, 2021, James Allen "Kuz-Dawg" Kuzan Sr., age 68, of Austintown, OH passed away from complications of Covid-19 in Mercy Health Youngstown Hospital.  He was born in Youngstown on April 12, 1953, to Stanley John Kuzan and Frances Agnes (Tamalka) Garrett but was raised by his mother and his beloved stepfather, Donald Wesley Garrett.

James is survived by and will be missed by his beloved wife, Debbie Lynn (Meade) Kuzan, who he married on November 19, 2016; children, Jacob Aaron Kuzan, Jason Anthony Kuzan, both of Youngstown, Cheri Lea Devine, Olivia Rae Honthy, both of Boardman; grandchildren, Scotty James Honthy, Emily Honthy, Noah David Honthy, Jordan Nicole Devine-Jones, Jackie Ann Hardin, Jalen Nathaniel Devine, Alyssa Renee Kuzan, Jazlyn Ava Kuzan, Joshua Isaac Broll, Meranda May Caruso, Jace Alan Kuzan; identical twin, Joseph (Beverly) Kuzan; other siblings, Linda (Bill) McCale, George (Tammy) Garrett, Donna Jean Thomas, Paul (Missy) Garrett; great-grandchildren, Aaliyah, Mya, Ryan, Isaac; many nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents and stepfather, James was also preceded in death by his sons, James Allen Kuzan Jr, Jonathan Andrew Kuzan; granddaughter, Haley Renee Kuzan; siblings, John Kuzan, Rosemarie (Garrett) Fissel and niece, Melanie Wilkson.

James graduated from South High in Youngstown and worked most of his life in the area, many of those with Speedway Gas Stations.  He dearly loved his co-workers who were like his own family.  James was an avid Cleveland sports fan, loved family gathering and attending his grandchildren’s games and events.  He also loved going out to eat, long walks and helping other when he could.  James love music especially the Beatles and the Bee Gees.  When he heard any song from his era, he could tell you the song title and artist who sang it.  James was currently really into Mercy Me, Tony Mac, and many others.

Viewing and family to receive friends on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, from 3:30pm until the time of the Funeral Service at 5:45pm at Cremation & Funeral Service by Gary S Silvat Inc, 3896 Oakwood Ave., Austintown, OH 44515.  Share memories and send condolences by visiting: www.cremateohio.com.

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Services

Viewing
Tuesday
June 15, 2021

3:30 PM to 5:45 PM
Cremation & Funeral Service by Gary S. Silvat, Inc.
3896 Oakwood Ave.
Austintown, OH 44515

Funeral Service
Tuesday
June 15, 2021

5:45 PM
Cremation & Funeral Service by Gary S. Silvat, Inc.
3896 Oakwood Ave.
Austintown, OH 44515

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