James Edward Vena

James Edward Vena, Jr., 48, of 715 St. Paul Rd., Meyersdale, Pa., died as a result of a construction accident near Pittsburgh. 

Born January 30, 1955, in Meyersdale, he was the son of James and Lela (Hay) Vena, Meyersdale. 

Mr. Vena was a member of St. Paul Wilhelm United Church of Christ. He was employed by Astco Construction Co. in roads construction and was a member of Laborerís Union, Local 1058, Pittsburgh. He was a member of Salisbury Sons of the American Legion and was a 1972 graduate of Salisbury-Elk Lick High School. Jim was an avid Harley-Davidson motorcycle enthusiast. 

In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sisters, Sherry Ways and husband, William, Alexandria, Va.; Patti Deal and husband, Ken, St. Paul, Pa.; niece and nephew, Andrea and Todd Deal. 

Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Home, Inc., 9168 Mason-Dixon Hwy, Salisbury, Pa. on Friday 7-9 p.m. and Saturday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Services will be conducted on Sunday at 2 p.m. at St. Paul Wilhelm United Church of Christ with the Rev. Bruce Ashlock officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at the church one hour prior to the services. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the youth program at St. Paul Wilhelm Church




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