|By James W. Savage (Savage2226) on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 07:05 pm: Edit|
Sorry to hear of the passing of another coworker. Jim was a good PSU agent, great sense of humor and was always looking out for some fun and adventure.
My thoughts and prayers to his family.
|By Louise "Mickey" Head (Cidaa1) on Monday, May 10, 2021 - 01:38 pm: Edit|
James Anthony Vandoli
James Anthony Vandoli, age 61 of Kelso, passed away February 16, 2017. He was born April 12, 1955 in Oklahoma City, OK to Anthony and Peggy Vandoli.
A veteran of the United States Army, Jim began his service with the military police, continuing with criminal investigation (CID), and was selected for protective service detail. With protective service, he worked many details with dignitaries. He served 17 years of active duty. He retired as an E-7. Jim pursued multiple small business endeavors, including produce brokering and restaurant/bar ownership in Florida. Owning his own restaurant was a great source of pride.
His personal enjoyments included his love for golf, his motorcycle riding, singing karaoke, and watching John Wayne westerns. His family knew him by the time he spent with them, remembering going on family trips, fishing, and singing in the car.
Jim was known by his charismatic personality and fun-loving nature. An outgoing person, he made friends easily. His resilience and optimism were recognized throughout his life, even up through his toughest days. Jim's hard-working ethic, especially to provide for his family, will be forever appreciated by those he loved. He will be greatly missed. Jim is survived by his wife of 34 years, Linda Vandoli; daughters Angela Vandoli, Marissa Vandoli, and Sophia Vandoli; mother Peggy Vandoli; brother Chris Vandoli; sister Cherie Vandoli. He was preceded in death by his father, Anthony Vandoli.
Obituary courtesy of: The Daily News
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