James S. Kiraly

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“I've known Jim for over 30 years and will miss his laugh and the twinkle in his eye. My condolences to Bob and Darryl. Lynda ”
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James S. Kiraly, age 94, a resident of North Ridgeville since 1986 and formerly of Cleveland, died Wednesday morning, January 9, 2013 at Center Ridge Nursing Home, North Ridgeville.
He was born October 7, 1918 in Cleveland to the late Stephen and Margaret (nee Juhasz) Kiraly. James was also preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine (nee Foschke) in 1985; his brother, Frank; and close friend and companion, Violet "Vi" Stoffan.
A veteran of the United States Navy, James was an officer for the Cleveland Police Department for 33 years, retiring in 1977. He was a member of the Cleveland Policeman Patrolmen's Association and enjoyed socializing, traveling, fishing and bowling.
Surviving are his sons, Darryl (Ann) of North Ridgeville and Robert of Sheffield Lake; and grandson, Chad of Florida.
Private committal will take place at Sunset Memorial Park.

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