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James M. Cavalancia

March 11, 1953 ~ January 8, 2024 (age 70) 70 Years Old

James Cavalancia Obituary

James M. Cavalancia, age 70 of Versailles, passed away on Monday, January 8, 2024 in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.  Born March 11, 1953 in Wilkinsburg, he was a son of the late Stephan and Margaret Lorraine (Schake) Cavalancia.  A journeyman machinist, mostly with WabCo Air Brake of Wilmerding and most recently with American Shear and Knife in Homestead, James was a member of the CFU Lodge #146 of Versailles, the 11th Ward Club in McKeesport, and formerly the Versailles American Legion and Wilmerding Ukrainian Club.  In his spare time, he enjoyed rooting on the Steelers, Penguins, and the University of Pittsburgh.  James is survived by his son Mathew (Jennifer) Cavalancia of Elizabeth Twp. and their daughters Alessa and Lydia; and his long time companion Sandy Bezick, her children Tammy Waltonbaugh and Jimmy (Kristen) Bezick, and her grandchildren Ashley Waltonbaugh and Brianna Bezick.  Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers Steve (Marlene) and Rick Cavalancia.  Funeral arrangements for James are private at the request of the family and in the care of the Daniel F. Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory, Versailles.  

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