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James V. "Jim" Fulginiti

November 7, 1937 - September 27, 2014

James “Jim” V. Fulginiti, 76, of Springfield, died at 2:11 pm, Saturday, September 27, 2014 at his residence after a valiant battle with cancer. He was born November 7, 1937 in Conshohocken, PA, to Francis and Elizabeth Moore Fulginiti. He married Sharon Murray on May 27, 1978 and she survives.

Also surviving are four daughters, Brianna Fulginiti and Kate (Jim) Beatty both of Jacksonville, FL, Lisa (Jeff) Laird of Spring, TX and Cheri Fulginiti (Fran Arrington) of Cumming, GA; two sons, Michael (Andrea) Fulginiti of Aston, PA and Jim (Cheryl) Fulginiti of Downingtown, PA; eight grandchildren; four great grandchildren; one brother, Peter Fulginiti of Prospect Park, PA; aunt and uncle, Rose and Jim Fulginiti of Ridge Manor, FL; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Jim was an avid sports fan especially loving college athletics and the Pittsburgh Steelers. But more than anything Jim enjoyed spending time with his family and watching his own children’s sporting events. He also loved spending time with his faithful dog, Zia.

He was proprietor of the Colonial Men’s Clothing Shop in Prospect Park, PA. He then began working for Lerner clothing stores as a District Manager and became director of store operations on the west coast. Jim then owned and operated Public Image Clothing Stores in Southern California. During his retirement he and his family relocated to Springfield where he began FINO Lawn Care and in latter years spent quality time at ZARA’s Collision Center. .

Memorial Gathering: 5-7 pm, Thursday, October 2, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home with an additional gathering from 9:30-10 am, Friday, October 3, 2014 at St. John Vianney.

Memorial Mass: 10 am, Friday, October 3, 2014 at St. John Vianney with Monsignor David Lantz officiating.

Burial will be at a later date at Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery in Springfield, PA.

Memorial contributions may be made to ALS Foundation or to Wounded Warrior Project.

Service Information

Date: Friday, October 3, 2014

Time: 10:00 am

Date: Thursday, October 2, 2014

Time: 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield


1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, October 3, 2014

Memorial Information

Memorial Contributions may be made to the ALS Foundation or The Wounded Warriors Project.

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