James Irvin, 76, Portage, died Monday.
He was born in Beaverdale, son of Roy and Ellen Irvin. Surviving are his wife, Dorothy; a daughter, Michele Pollock; three grandchildren; and six siblings: Blair, Glenn, Barbara Kinley, Jane Barr, Patricia Caldwell and Mary Lou Shuniak. He was preceded in death by six siblings: Ida Mae Irvin, Betty Havyer, Roy, Bill, Jack and Dick. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Matthew R. Decort Funeral Home, Portage. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at noon Saturday, June 14, 2014, at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Portage.