James Edward Hailer, 84, Cresson, passed away Friday. He was born in Washington, D.C. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Suzanne (Rice); children: Michael, Patrick and Tim Hailer and Kelly Gill; and eight grandchildren. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Kennedy Funeral Home, Cresson. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Aloysius Church. Committal with military rites will be at St. Francis Xavier cemetery.