James F. Ondish, 89, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020 at his home. He was born November 23, 1930, a son of the late Michael and Alverda (Stitely) Ondish. Prior to his retirement, Jim was a bricklayer mason for 67 years. He was a member of the Italian Miners and enjoyed playing horseshoes and the guitar. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Donald.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Mary (Mathers) Ondish; children, James Ondish and his wife, Eileen; Leora Schneider and her husband, Ed, and Mike Ondish; daughter-in-law, Patti Ondish; 10 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Services are private. Arrangements were made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com
Originally published May 21, 2020.