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James M. Lepsch, age 75, of Ransomville, died on Monday, May 16, 2016 in Mt. St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston after a brief illness. Jim was born on September 19, 1940 in Buffalo, NY, the son of the late Mathias and Eleanore (Briester) Lepsch.
He received his Master of Engineering from Clarkson College in 1962 and began a 25-year career with Bell Aerospace in Wheatfield. Jim retired from Sierra Technologies in Cheektowaga in 1994 after 8 years of service. Jim was a communicant of St. Bernard's RC Church in Youngstown and a member of the Tonawanda Creek Model Engineers Club. He enjoyed working on his farm and bird watching.
On May 14th, he celebrated 50 years of marriage to Donna J. (Moreton) Lepsch. In addition to Donna, he is survived by his children, Jamie (Shana) Lepsch and Christa ('R.J.') Zimmerman, both of Ransomville, Thomas (Erin) Lepsch of West Seneca, Katherine (Brian) Peck and Peter (Jaime) Lepsch, both of Ransomville, and Joseph (Aimee) Lepsch of Williamsville; a sister, Elaine (late Lee) Swezey; and a brother, David Lepsch, both of Attica, NY; and twelve grandchildren. He was predeceased by a brother, Timothy Lepsch.
Friends may call at HARDISON FUNERAL HOME, 3648 Ransomville Road, Ransomville on Thursday from 3-7 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, May 20th at 10:00 AM in St. Bernard's RC Church, Hinman and Second Sts., Youngstown, with the Rev. Msgr. David G. LiPuma officiating. (Please assemble at church).
Please visit hardisonfuneralhomes.com for online condolences.
Published on May 17, 2016
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