VIENNA - Ursa J. Whitacre, 81, passed away Monday, Feb. 10, at his residence. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Ursa, also known as Jim, was born Jan. 4, 1933, in Youngstown, the son of Ursa J. and Maud (Rodgers) Whitacre.
He had been employed as a nurse at Youngstown Osteopathic Hospital for 30 years, before retiring.
Ursa will always be lovingly remembered by his two sisters, Irene Portolese and Betty Snovak, and many nieces and nephews and their families.
Besides his parents, Ursa was preceded in death by four brothers, George, Calvin, Wallace, and Richard Whitacre; and five sisters, Viola and Patricia Whitacre, Angeline Boyer, Ethel Hull, and Nellie Tornincasa.
Family and friends may call at the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel on Mahoning Avenue from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 19, where a memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Inurnment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Youngstown.
Family and friends may visit www.lanefuneralhomes.com to send condolences.