James C. Italiano, 80, of Gold Canyon, AZ passed away on June 7, 2013 due to lung cancer.
He was born to the late Charles and Mary Italiano of Cleveland, OH. He served in the US Navy from 1950 to 1953. Upon his return, he attended the Ohio State University.
Jim worked a NASA as an Engineering Aide. The rest of his 31 years of employment were spent at Rockwell International (aka North American and Boeing). For 16 years he was the Manager of Computing & Simulation within the Missile Systems Division.
Those who will remain to miss him are Jacqueline M. Fisher Italiano, his loving spouse of 57 years; their six children, Cathy Italiano-Ward, Charles Italiano, Mary J. Italiano, Tony Italiano, Terry Craig and Donna Pocano. Jim will also be missed dearly by his 11 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
Per Jim?s wishes, there will be a family service only. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospice of the Valley.