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James Dixon

Died: Sun., Nov. 22, 2015


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Nov. 27, 2015
Location: Kegel Funeral Home Inc.

Funeral Mass

12:30 PM Sat., Nov. 28, 2015
Location: St. Francis of Assisi

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James J. Dixon, Sr.



            James J. Dixon, Sr., 86, of Finleyville died Sunday, November 22, 2015 at the West Penn Hospital Hospice Unit in Pittsburgh.

            He was born October 5, 1929 in Pittsburgh; a son of Francis and Marie Fallon Dixon.

            Mr. Dixon was retired as a foreman at the former Elrama Station of Duquense Light Company.

            He served in The U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church and American Legion Post 613, both in Finleyville, and Peters Creek Historical Society.

            Surviving are his wife, Cora Wyncoop Dixon; four sons, Gerald (Ann) and David (Erin) Dixon, both of Upper St. Clair, and Paul (Diana) and James, Jr. (Laura) Dixon, both of Finleyville; a step-daughter, Sally McAuliffe-Bellin (Sam) of Scott Township; two sisters, Ruth Rollins of St. Petersburg, FL and Dorothy Dixon of Bethel Park; ten grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

            Deceased are his first wife, Sarah Graham Dixon, who died in July, 1971; two sons, Donald and Robert Dixon; three brothers and two sisters.

            Friends will be received from 4-8 P.M. Friday at Kegel Funeral Home, Inc., Tim P. Kegel, supervisor, David P. Kegel, director, 3560 Washington Avenue, in Finleyville.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:30 P.M. Saturday, November 28, 2015 at St. Francis Church in Finleyville.  Private interment will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery in McKees Rocks. American Legion Post 613 will conduct services at 7:00 P.M. Friday evening at the funeral home.

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Robert Spencer
   Posted Wed November 25, 2015
Rest in peace my friend,we spent my years at Elrama. May GOD be with you.