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James T. Geist, Jr.

December 9, 1941 ~ May 20, 2022 (age 80)


James T. Geist, Jr., 80, of Tower City, passed away Friday, May 20, 2022 at UPMC-Harrisburg.
Born in Pottsville, December 9, 1941, a son of the late James Sr. and Ethel Miller Geist. Jim was a 1959 graduate of the former Porter Tower Joint High School.   He was a United States Army Veteran.
Jim was retired from the federal government where he worked for over twenty years. Prior to that he worked for ITT-Terry Phone Company.
He was a dedicated and faithful member of the Christ United Methodist Church, Tower City, a member of the Tower City Legion, Tower City Loyal Order of the Moose, and Tremont Senior Citizens. Jim was  proud to support the Republican party, enjoyed going to the horse races and watching all sporting events on television.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Rita and Gloria Geist.
Surviving are his companion of 12 years, Cardella "Cardy" Shutt and her family.  Jim is also survived by his church family and his cat Buffy.
Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 2:00 pm from the Greenwood Cemetery, Tower City with his pastor, Pastor Annette Shutt officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to Christ United Methodist Church, 400 E. Grand Avenue, Tower City, PA 17980 or It Take Heart Kitten Zoo, 10363 Rt. 209, Tower City, PA 17980.
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Graveside Service
May 25, 2022

2:00 PM
Greenwood Cemetery, Tower City

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