Local businessman James "Jimbo" Morrison Barchesky, 76, of Latrobe passed away Tuesday May 28, 2019 in Excela Latrobe Hospital. He was born July 14, 1942 in Latrobe a son of the late Felix J. and Annabel Morrison Barchesky.
Jim was a member of the Derry Presbyterian Church for over 50 years. He was the owner and operator of Superior Motors of Latrobe. Big Jim always said "Get up and call me now." He started his business in the back yard of his home in Derry in 1959, relocated his business on Route 30 in Latrobe in 1964 and was known for his white cars and trucks. He was a member of LaMonte Lodge #568 F&AM of Derry, the Frontier Club, the Antique Auto Club and loved his Sunday Polka shows. While being a businessman was important, the love for his family, grandchildren and great grandchildren were his whole world.
Jim is survived by his beloved wife Jane M. Hines Barchesky of 56 years, his son James Michael Barchesky (Carlene) of Latrobe, a sister Helen Wineland of Millersville, PA, four grandchildren; Michael Hines Barchesky (Rose) of Latrobe, Francis James Barchesky (Whitney), of Norwalk CT, Kathryn Molly Manning (Sean) of Irwin and Tomas Ridilla Barchesky (Sydney) of Latrobe, and there mother Beth O'Neill of Latrobe. Three great grandchildren; Richmund James Manning, Angeleah Tamryn Manning and Violet Jane Barchesky.
Three sister in laws Jeannie, Jackie and Judy Hines. Numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents Jim was preceded in death by his daughter Tammy Jane Barchesky in 1978, three sisters; Mary Alice Oliverio, Anna Mae Vitale and Patricia Barchesky. Two infant brothers.
Friends will be received Friday from 4-8pm in the McCabe Funeral Home, 300 W. Third Avenue, Derry. A funeral service will be conducted Saturday at 11 am in the Derry Presbyterian Church with his pastor Rev. Marnie Abraham Russell officiating (Everyone is asked to go directly to the church). Interment will follow in the Coles Cemetery, Derry.
Memorial contributions are to be made to the Derry Presbyterian Church, 108 Presby Way, Derry,PA.
Online condolences maybe made to www.mccabefuneralhomespa.com.