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DEFAZIO, James L., Jr. "Coach Jim"
DeFAZIO - James L., Jr. "Coach Jim" November 18, 1931-September 8, 2015. Predeceased by his father James L. and his mother Josephine DeFazio;
survived by many dear friends. Friends may call Friday from 5:30-8 PM at the John E. Roberts Funeral Home (West Chapel), 1357-1361 Hertel Ave., (near Colvin). A Roman Catholic Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 1 PM at St. Margaret's Church, 1395 Hertel Ave., Buffalo. (Please assemble at church). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to , 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14225. A private burial will take place at Mount Calvary Cemetery. Jim was employed in specialty sales and was a former Vice-President of the Greater Buffalo Ad Council. He was a proud veteran of the USMC and is remembered for his tireless dedication to reducing teen involvement with drugs. A special thanks to Marlo Barbaro and Annette Betbalod for their faithful care giving during Jim's illness. Share online condolences www.jerfh.com