James E. Castine, 87, of Greensburg, died Friday, November 13, 2020 in St. Anne Home, Greensburg. He was born August 8, 1933 in Greensburg, a son of the late William Blaise and Mary Etta (Henry) Castine. Prior to retirement he had been employed 35 years at PPG, S. Greensburg. He was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, was an Army veteran having served in Germany from 1953 to 1955 and member of American Legion Post #981, S. Greensburg. He was a graduate and played football for the Jeannette Jayhawks, was a hunter and fisherman and member of the NRA. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Theresa C. “Terri” (Slabodnick) Castine, three brothers, William, Robert and Ronald Castine and a sister, Jean Gasperin. He is survived by two sons, James T. Castine and wife Virginia A. of Greensburg and Scott A. Castine and partner Kimberly Acito of Hunker, his beloved grandson, Stephen A. Castine of Dormont, longtime companion Loretta Yaniro of S. Greensburg, three sisters, Janet Leep of Greensburg, Nancy Musiak and husband Joseph of Latrobe and Cheryl Painter of Dillsburg, and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 PM Tuesday at the LEO M. BACHA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 516 Stanton Street, Greensburg. A funeral mass to be celebrated at 10 AM Wednesday in Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Greensburg. Please go directly to the church. Full military honors by American Legion Post #981 Honor Guard and entombment will follow in St. Clair Cemetery, Hempfield Township. Please be prepared to adhere to all current health guidelines, including face masks and social distancing.
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