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James A. Garrubba

December 9, 1935 ~ December 8, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old

James Garrubba Obituary

Age 87, of Brookline, on Friday, December 8, 2023. Beloved husband of the late D. June (Winklmann) Garrubba. Loving father of James E. (Julie) Garrubba and Thomas H. (Kara) Garrubba. Grandfather of Ashley Marie (Nick) Zitcovich, James Raymond "J.R.", John William, and Carly Grace. Great-grandfather of Arthur Alan Zitcovich. Brother of the late Frank (Jacqueline), Nicholas, Joseph "Junior" (Earlene), Anthony (Loretta--still surviving), and Rose Marie (Edward--still surviving) Motznik. Son of the late Giuseppe and Rose (Scalise) Garrubba. Jimmy will be sadly missed by numerous loving nieces, nephews, and friends.

Along with his two brothers, Frank and Junior, Jimmy was part owner of the Garrubba Bros. Meat Market on Brookline Blvd. for 35 years. Jimmy was also a Democratic committee man for Brookline for almost 40 years. He was a baseball coach for Brookline Little League Baseball and was a devoted worker at the Our Lady of Loreto Bingo nights.

Friends received 3-7 p.m. on Wednesday at BRUSCO-NAPIER FUNERAL SERVICE, LTD., 2201 Bensonia Ave., Pgh, PA 15216. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday  at 11:30 a.m. in St. Teresa of Kolkata Parish--St. Pius X Church, 3040 Pioneer Ave., Pgh, PA 15226. Burial to follow in Calvary Cemetery. 

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December 13, 2023

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Brusco-Napier Funeral Service, Ltd.
2201 Bensonia Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15216

Mass of Christian Burial
December 14, 2023

11:30 AM
St. Teresa of Kolkata Parish—St. Pius X Church
3040 Pioneer Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15226

December 14, 2023

Calvary Cemetery
718 Hazelwood Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217


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