• VanZANDT JAMES D. Age 76, of P...

Age 76, of Peters Twp., died Tuesday, November 21, 2017, surrounded by his family at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. He was born October 4, 1941, in Pottstown, PA, a son of the late James Theodore and Thelma (Chapman) VanZandt. Mr. VanZandt graduated Pottstown High School in 1959 and Susquehanna University in 1963. He served in the Air Force Reserves from 1964 through 1970. In 1963, Jim co-founded Tri State Supply Company, the family business. He was passionate about the family business and cared for his employees like extended family. Mr. VanZandt led an active lifestyle that included his love of hunting out West. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and his dogs, Patches and Allie. He was the beloved husband for 53 years to Carol (Carson); loving father of Kelley Atlee, of Downingtown, PA, and Jeff (Monica) VanZandt, of Peters Twp.; cherished grandfather of Connor and Graham Atlee and Will and Jack VanZandt; brother of Beverly (Frank) Burgess; and uncle of Eric (Paige) Burgess. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at BEINHAUER FUNERAL HOME, 2828 Washington Road, McMurray, (724-941-3211), where services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, with Dr. James Gilchrist officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens Cemetery. Please add tributes at beinhauer.com.
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PostedNovember 22, 2017