ASHTABULA — James Arthur Schmeisser Sr. -Chrzanowski, age 54, died at the Cleveland Clinic after a long illness.
The son of Arthur and Claire (Lewis) Chrzanowski, he was born on July, 25, 1959, in Erie, Pa.
James is survived by his children, James A. Schmeisser Jr., Joseph Schmeisser, Eric Schmeisser and Brenna Schmeisser; his siblings, Robert (Mary) Schmeisser of Youngstown, William “ Bill” Schmeisser of Ashtabula, Shawn (Alecia) Myers of Bridgeport, Conn., Bruce (Carol) Chrzanowski of California, Pat Schmeisser of Erie, Pa., Sharon Randazzo and Karen Randazzo, both of Lancaster, Pa., Janice (Eli) Vazquez of Ashtabula, Charlotte Hayes of Louisiana, Anna Chrzanowski of Ashtabula, Becky Schmeisser of California and Dorothy Schmeisser of Pennsylvania; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Ricky Chrzanowski, Steve Schmeisser and Freddie Schmeisser; and his parents.
Private family services were held for the immediate family on Sunday, Dec. 22nd. Burial will be held at Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery.
James will always be loved, he will be greatly missed.
DUCRO FUNERAL SERVICES AND CREMATORY, 4524 Elm Ave., Ashtabula, Ohio is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary at www.ducro.com and starbeacon.com.