James Scalia, Jr age 91 of Townsend, Delaware formerly of Wilmington, Delaware passed away suddenly in his home on March 24, 2023
He worked as an operating engineer with Local 542 until his retirement in 2006. Jimmy enjoyed country music especially Willie Nelson and listened for hours in his truck waiting for his favorite breakfast spot to open. He also enjoyed spending time with family, telling stories of his past and watching cowboy movies.
Jimmy was preceded in death by his wife Doris Scalia, his daughter Carol Hurst, son in law Ed Hurst, brothers Joseph and Louis and sisters Dorothy and Dolores. Jimmy was very proud of all his family and took much joy with every addition and will be missed by all.
He is survived by his sons James, III, (Karen) Robert (Sharon), and Bill (Karen), 10 Grand Children, 15 Great Grand Children, 1 Great Great Grand Child and his sister Rose DiBuo.
A visitation will be held beginning at 10:00 am on Friday March 31st at McCrery and Harra Funeral Home, Located at 3710 Kirkwood Highway Wilmington, DE where a funeral service will follow at 11:00 am. Burial will be at Cathedral Cemetery Wilmington, Delaware.