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James A. Peery

September 28, 1931 ~ November 17, 2021 (age 90)

Obituary

James A. Peery

YORK – James A. Peery, 90, of York, passed away Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at his home.  He was the husband of the late Jeannette M. (Garrett) Peery who passed away February 10, 2016.

Mr. Peery was born September 28, 1931, in Weber City, Virginia and was the son of the late George and Mary (Baldwin) Peery.

He graduated from Shoemaker High School in Gate City, VA.  He was employed as a warehouse manager for over 40 years with Cole Steel in York.  He was a member of Motor Menders, Northeastern Senior Center in Mount Wolf, Susquehanna V.F.W. Post 2493 in Mount Wolf and Pleasureville American Legion, Post #799 in Pleasureville.  His hobbies included, Bowling, Fishing, Golfing and taking his muscle car to shows.  Mr. Peery proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War.

Mr. Peery is survived by his daughters, Michelle R. Jennings of York and Andrea Wertz and her husband Michael of Mount Wolf; 3 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.   Mr. Peery was preceded in death by his brother, Jack Peery and his sister, Margaret Williams.

A memorial service for Mr. Peery will begin at 2;00 PM Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at Diehl Funeral Home & Cremation Center 87 South Main Street, Mount Wolf, PA.  Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 P:M Tuesday at the funeral home.  Burial will be private.  Full Military honors will be provide by the York County Veterans Honor Guard.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Northeastern Senior Center, P.O. Box 386, Mount Wolf, PA. 17347.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
November 30, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Diehl Funeral Home & Cremation Center
87 South Main Streeet
Mount Wolf, PA 17347

Memorial Service
Tuesday
November 30, 2021

2:00 PM
Diehl Funeral Home & Cremation Center
87 South Main Streeet
Mount Wolf, PA 17347

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