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J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home

811 Finley Dr, Albion, MI

OBITUARY

James "Jim" Sam Bommarito

May 13, 1932February 12, 2020

James (Jim) Sam Bommarito, Jr., of Albion passed away February 12, 2020. Jim is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Marie Bommarito, and brothers, Clem Bommarito, Nick Bommarito and Joe Bommarito. Surviving family members also include Susan Powell (daughter), John Sebolt (son), Michelle Harmon (granddaughter), Denise Kreiter (granddaughter), Jon Harmon (grandson), Tim Sebolt (grandson), Jason Sebolt (grandson), Elizabeth Blank (granddaughter), many nieces and nephews, and many great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents James and Rose Bommarito and a sister, Josephine Bommarito.

James was a veteran who served in the National Guard and was an active member of the American Legion and Knights of Columbus.

A Funeral Mass will be held Monday, February 17, 2020 at 11:00AM at St. John Catholic Church, 1020 Irvin Avenue, Albion, MI 49224 with visitation starting one hour prior to the service with Father Joe Gray officiating.

For those who wish, memorial contributions can be made to the American Legion Post#55 or the Humane Society of South Central Michigan.

Arrangements entrusted to J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 811 Finley Drive, Albion, MI 49224

To leave online messages of condolence, please visit www.kevintiddfuneralhome.com

Services

  • Visitation Monday, February 17, 2020
  • Memorial Mass Monday, February 17, 2020

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James "Jim" Sam Bommarito

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Ruth Schmitter

February 17, 2020

Jim Bommarito was such a lovely man: full of goodness and good humor. We always had a discussion before/after Saturday evening Mass. He did his turn as Usher/Greeter up until the last. I am honored that he called me "Ruthie," which in my family is a term on endearment. Nobody else in Albion does that! Sorry I never sampled his sausage recipe, which was commented upon at his Memorial Mass. Ruth Schmitter

John and Jan Shedd

February 17, 2020

To our dear sweet Marie and to the family and friends that were so sadly impacted by Jimbo's death. Many of us saw and talked with him the day before..........he said he did not feel well, but at his age....This too Will Pass.......out of the mouth of a delightfully genuine gentleman and "Gentleman" he was. We are so very sorry that we will not be there to celebrate your life to Marie, family and friends. Please know that all our prayers and thoughts are with you today, tomorrow and the days to follow. We could not have shared a million of the memories with a better man nor neighbor. Rest in the arms of the Lord dear friend. Until we meet again. God speed, along with gentle hugs and kisses.

Joseph Sharrar

February 16, 2020

May the peace and comfort of the Lord reign over Jim’s family. Can’t wait to see you on the Heaven side of things Jr. Pop and I were talking about the time we made 270 pounds of sausage in your basement and everyone had smiles as we celebrated our ancestors/family by passing on traditions. Well done good and faithful servant! You left a great legacy, love you!

Ben Lark

February 15, 2020

So surprised and saddened to learn of Jim’s passing. He was a faithful and long time classmate. A true friend and always a gentleman. Condolences to his family.
-Ben Lark

Beverly Zerilli

February 14, 2020

Our prayers and thoughts are with your family.
James and Beverly Zerilli

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY