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James Jerome Girolamo

July 1, 2020

Obituary

James (Jim) Girolamo, long-time resident of Eleva, WI died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on July 1, 2020 at the age of 70. Jim is survived by his wife of 47 years, Cynthia (Cindy); his children, Troy Girolamo, Teri (Paul) Otte, Laura Girolamo, Whitney Girolamo, Annette (Jason) Girolamo; his grandchildren, Georgia and Samuel; his brother John Girolamo, and sisters Audrey McKnight and Roseann Prachar. Jim was born in Eau Claire, WI to John and Clara Girolamo. He graduated from Regis High School and served in the Army Reserve for 6 years. He married Cynthia Richardson on December 2, 1972. Together they dairy farmed for 21 years and raised their 5 children. After retiring from farming he and Cindy purchased and operated a local bar and restaurant in Eau Claire. Family, friends and farming were the most important to him. Jim had a strong love of family and felt blessed every time they could all be together. He enjoyed classic cars, fixing vintage tractors, and telling old stories. Everyone who knew Jim counted on him for advice, a helping hand, or a good laugh. He believed in community and America’s Heartland. A celebration of life will be held at 12 noon on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at Phoenix Park, 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire, WI with Pastor Mark Schwinn officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until the time of the service at the park. Interment will take place in Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Eau Claire, WI.

Service Information


Cemetery

Calvary Cemetery
4100 S Hastings Way
Eau Claire WI 54701


Visitation

Tuesday, July 7 2020
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Phoenix Park
330 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire WI 54703


Celebration of Life

Tuesday, July 7 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Phoenix Park
330 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire WI 54703

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