James G. Lederer

Jan. 12, 1944 - July 7, 2019

James G. Lederer, 75, Altoona, passed away Sunday at UPMC Altoona following a brief illness.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late Gilbert and Rose (Hipp) Lederer.

Surviving is a nephew, Joseph R. (Theresa) Lederer of Wallingford, Conn.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Lederer; and a nephew, John J. Lederer.

James was a 1962 graduate of Bishop Guilfoyle High School and retired as a printer, having worked at a number of local printing companies over his career.

He had been a longtime member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Altoona. He was also a member of the Blair County Game, Fish and Forestry Association Inc. and the Riggles Gap Sportsmans Club.

James was an avid hunter and enjoyed spending time with his family.

There will be no public visitation. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Altoona, Father Lubomir Strecok celebrant. Com­mittal will be at Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements are by The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona.

The family requests that contributions in Jim’s memory be made to the Central PA Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602.