OBITUARY

James Louis Gory

October 20, 1931April 29, 2021

James Louis Gory was born on October 20, 1931 in Sharpsville, PA and passed away on April 29, 2021 and is under the care of Sylvan Abbey - Funeral Home.

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Fred Gory

May 8, 2021

When Gramma Gory passed in 1997, for the first time in my memory, Jim and I hugged, and he said to me "Hey Bro". I thought it was Jim was saying hello in the vernacular of the times and it was kind of cool of the old guy! However, just a month or so ago when Noreen and I visited him in Florida, as usual, he said "Hey Bro", and I didn't give it a second thought. Then he asked "You know where I got that don't you?" Puzzled, I said what do you mean? He said that was how our Italian dad, Louie (Luigi), greeted HIS brother George Gory, and that it was an old traditional Italian greeting of a brother - they said it in sort of an Italian-English way. I was completely amazed - we had been calling each other Bro for (in my mind) completely the wrong reason. So I'm passing it along to all who are interested -in the most Italian and respectful way. Love to all. Good memories of a good man.