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James F. McCartney

November 26, 1943 ~ November 9, 2022 (age 78) 78 Years Old
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James F. McCartney, 78, of Marshall Township, passed away on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at Select Specialty Alle-Kiski Medical Center in Natrona Heights.

A son of the late George H. McCartney and Margaret (Rueger) McCartney, he was born November 26, 1943 in Bellevue, PA.

Jim was a veteran having honorably served in the U.S. Navy on USS Observation Island (EAG-154).  Jim was a long haul truck driver and a faithful member of the Remnant Church of God in Stoneboro, PA.   Jim enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family.

Survivors include a brother, Raymond McCartney (Sharon) of New Kensington; a sister, Maggie DeMacio (Robert) of Ewing, NJ; beloved nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and special family member, Heather McCartney McIntire.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, George McCartney Jr. and William “Billy” McCartney.

Jim was known as the “Mountain Man” while living off the grid in Barkeyville, PA. Jim enjoyed his Harley Davidson motorcycles and fishing with his nephew, Russell.

The Clawson Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 170 Main Street, Leechburg, 724-842-1051 has been entrusted with private family arrangements including interment at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies with military honors.  Condolences to the McCartney Family may be offered at  In lieu of flowers, donations should be directed to the Wounded Warrior Project.

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Leechburg, PA 15656

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James McCartney

November 26, 1943-November 9, 2022

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