James Poole, Jr

November 14, 1944 - November 26, 2021

Visitation: Monday, November 29, 2021, 2-4, 6-8 pm; Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry

Service: Tuesday, November 30, 2021, 11 am; Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry

James “Jim” Franklin Poole, Jr
Age 77, of Cranberry Township passed away on Friday, November 26, 2021 peacefully while surrounded by family.
Jim was born on November 14, 1944 in Lawrenceville (Pittsburgh). Jim was the son of the late James Poole Sr. and Virginia Belle Adams. Jim married Donna J Wise on February 22, 1969 and moved to Cranberry Township where they were married for 52 years. In addition to his wife, Jim is survived by 2 sons; James (Rosemary) Poole III of Evans City and Scott Poole of Girard. He is also survived by 4 grandchildren; Heather Poole and Tyler Poole both of Cranberry Township and Allyson and Brianna Poole of Girard.

He was a veteran of the Vietnam War having patriotically served in motor transport of the Marines. Jim was a life member of the American Legion Post 474 in Zelienople.
He also belonged to the Masons Harmony Lodge 429. He enjoyed many trips to Remigny Quebec fishing for the big one.

Jim’s favorite event was Halloween nights with the neighborhood gang and all the neighborhood children along with the veteran’s breakfast every month.

Family and friends are welcome on Monday from 2-4, 6-8 pm at Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry, 2678 Rochester Road, Cranberry Twp. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday at 11 am at the funeral home, with Rev. Matt Klenk celebrating.  Interment will be held at The National Cemetery of The Alleghenies with full military honors on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 2 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to The Make A Wish Foundation, or Highmark Caring Place.

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Guest Book Signatures

  • Debbie Fabio

    Dear Donna & Family – I am so very sorry for your loss. Covering you in prayers for peace, comfort, and strength.

  • Beverly Wise

    How I miss his laugh, his smile, his eyes–they really did twinkle. I’ll bet Dad met him and showed him the way to the bar. Love and hugs to you, Donna, Little Jimmy and Scott.

  • ray hartman

    I knew Jim from the move group he kept everyone laughing and half the time we tried to solve the world’s problems I will miss him. semper fi. RayHartman

  • Sharon Peifer

    My sincere sadness over the loss of your husband Donna and the rest of your family. May his memory be eternal

  • Martha macmillan

    May he rip So sorry about your loss

  • Cynthia Kobus

    Rick and I want to express our condolences to Donna and family . We have been neighbors for 32 plus years. Always a wave and a smile !! My heart is sad and if you need anything Donna you know where to find us . Prayers for all

  • Linda Lynd

    Donna my heart is breaking for you and your sons. I will be here for you whenever you need me.🙏❤️

  • Tom smith

    Please accept our hearfelt prayers.


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