In Memory

James Piperato

James Piperato Jr. ELLENTON, FL James Louis Piperato Jr. (Pippi), 80, of Ellenton, FL, peacefully passed away on Sept. 5, 2017, at home. James was born in Easton, PA, on June 3, 1937. He graduated from Easton Area High School and continued on to serve in the U.S. Navy for four years. He then graduated from Dale Carnegie Sales Training School. He worked for many years in the sales industry, from selling Cadillacs, to terminal manager for Mushroom Transportation. He retired from Sarasota County Area Transit after 10 years as a bus driver. James was a member of AmVets, VFW, DAV, American Legion, and Tin Can Sailors. James enjoyed sports; in high school he was a football player. He also enjoyed watching the Yankees (his favorite team), playing cards and spending time with family. James is survived by his spouse, Beverly; daughter, Cheryl (Frederick) Sexson; grandson, Anthony Virella; sisters, Marion Pierfy and Eleanor (Jerry) Mulford; sister-in-law, Carol (Bill) Salowitz; stepsons, Steve (Lisa) Nadlicki; Greg (Leanne) Nadlicki; and Mike (Sara) Nadlicki; step-grandchildren, Andrew Nadlicki, Ryan Nadlicki and Sarah (Danny) Martinez; step-great-grandson, Romeo Martinez, and many loving nieces and nephews. James was preceded in death by his parents, Mary and James Louis Piperato Sr. Funeral will be held on Oct. 2, 2017, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 2990 26th St. W., Bradenton, FL 34205 at 9:30 a.m. Burial ceremony will follow at Sarasota National Cemetery, 9810 State Rd 72, Sarasota, FL 34241 at 11:30 a.m. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Alan Moore Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517, or St. Jude Children’s Research

Hospital 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105. The family of James Piperato wishes to thank Tidewell Hospice for their assistance and support. Condolences to the family may be left on James’s online memorial website at

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09/27/17 05:18 PM #1    

Fausto Capobianco

Pip was my friend. My good friend. He is gone now, but he remains in in my memories and my prayers.

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