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James P. McDermott

August 14, 1941 — March 17, 2024

James P. McDermott passed away on Sunday March 17, 2024, at Aultman Hospital. He was born on August 14, 1941, to the late Phillip and Helen (Glancy) McDermott. James was a 1959 graduate of Timken Vocational High School. He was employed as a bricklayer and was a member of the Bricklayers Union Local #6 of Canton.

James was a current resident of the East Sparta community and a member of St. Gabriel Catholic Church of Minerva.

Those left to cherish his memory are his Daughter Stefanie Best; grandchildren Austin and Garrett Best; sister Phyllis Morrison and nieces Cheryl Morrison and Dawn (Scott) Morrison.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, March 22, 2024, at 1:00pm at St. Gabriel Catholic Church of Minerva located at 400 W High St, Minerva, OH 44657. Burial at Calvery Cemetery will occur privately at a later date.

In lieu of flowers please donate in James’s memory to the Humane Society of Stark County at 5100 Peach St, Louisville, OH 4464.

Arrangements are entrusted to Kreighbaum Sanders Funeral Home 4041 Cleveland Ave S. Canton, OH 44707. Friends and family may share condolences and memories online at
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