James Van Artsdalen
February 20, 2014
James Van Artsdalen, South Canaan, passed away Thursday morning in the Wayne Memorial Hospital after being stricken ill at home. His companion of 32 years is Jade Golo.
Born in Bucks County, Jim was the son of the late James and Marion O’Neill Van Artsdalen. He was a graduate of the Scranton Preparatory School class of 1963, Keystone College as well as earning a degree in education from Penn State. He was employed as a tile setter. Jim was a member of the Waymart Lodge F & AM 542 where he had previously served as chaplain.
Among his hobbies and interests he was especially fond of art.
A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions are encouraged to be made to either the Salvation Army Camp Ladore PO Box G Waymart, Pa. 18472 or to the St Francis of Assisi Kitchen 500 Penn Ave. Scranton, Pa. 18509.
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Arrangements have been entrusted to and are under the care an direction of the Vanston and James Funeral Home 1401 Ash St. Scranton.