James Lewis Minick


FROSTBURG - James Lewis Minick, 88, of Frostburg, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, at the WMHS Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Born on March 27, 1931, in Finzel, to the late Arvel L. and Mary D. Minick.
Mr. Minick is a U.S. Marine veteran and a member of Divine Mercy St. Michael Parish and a member of Farrady Post 24 American Legion. James was a 1959 graduate of Frostburg State University where he also earned his Master's Degree in Education in 1966. He served as a mathematics and science teacher at Allegany High School and Braddock Junior High School.
Surviving are his wife of 66 years, Anna Marie (Joyce) Minick; daughter, Debra Franklin and husband, John, Lutherville; son, Christopher J. Minick and wife Lisa, Lutherville; three grandchildren; sisters, Mary Margaret Shockey, Johnstown, Pa., Lillian Kontezka, Bloomington, Ind., Cecelia Sandifer, Culpepper, Va., Virginia Hostetler, Finzel, Rose Marie Hutzel, Meyersdale, Pa.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
James was cremated in accordance with his wishes.
A Funeral Mass will be held at Divine Mercy Parish St. Michaels Catholic Church, Frostburg, on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at 11 a.m. with Fr. Doug Kenney as celebrant. Friends and family will be received one hour prior to the service from 10 to 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in, "Jim's honor" to a charity of their choice.
Words of comfort may be sent to the family following the obituary at www.durstfuneralhome.com.
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Published on September 9, 2019
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Gary & Donna Joyce
Sep 13, 2019
I will remember Jimmy and the whole family. We will think of you always. Miss all of you. Love to everyone.
Danette Snyder Close
Sep 10, 2019
My sincere sympathies to the Minnick family on the loss of Jim. I know well the sense of loss you are all feeling. Please know that God welcomed His good and faithful servant home with open arms, and be comforted by the sure knowledge that you will see your loved one again.