The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

September 21, 2013

James M. Fishburn Sr., 35, Sunbury


The Daily Item

— SUNBURY — James M. “Jamie” Fishburn Sr., 35, of Sunbury, passed away at his home on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, with his family present after a long illness.

He was born Oct. 8, 1977, in Pottsville, a son of Alyious and Joanne Williams. On July 20, 2013, he married the former Shani K. Jones who survives.

Jamie worked for many years at Great Dane Trailers.

He enjoyed riding dirt bikes, doing tattoos on friends and family, cooking, and was a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was a great jokester and loved to laugh. But, his favourite thing was to spend time with his children and family.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two children, James M. Fishburn Jr. and Alisha C. Fishburn, both at home; maternal grandmother, Harriet Wade, of Palo Alto, Pa.; one brother, Mike Williams, of Pottsville; and several aunts and uncles.

James requested to be cremated. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the David T. Zweier Funeral Home, Inc., 157 Chestnut St., Sunbury.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Woodforrest National Bank, 120 AJK Blvd., Lewisburg, PA 17837, one account for wife Shani with funeral expenses or education fund for James Jr. or Alisha Fishburn.

For condolences and more, visit www.davidzweierfuneralhome.com.

This notice is being reprinted with corrections.