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James R. Hubman

JAMES R. HUBMAN age 82, beloved husband for 61 years of Sheila (nee Gaffney); loving father of J.R., Christopher (wife Rebecca), Megan Scherson (husband Arturo, deceased), and Bridgid Fishman (husband Douglas); devoted grandfather of 11; cherished son of the late Adelbert and Geraldine (nee Zusy); dearest brother of Maryann Duffy (husband Kevin) and the late Donald (wife Mary); dear friend of John Siefert.

James was born on October 11, 1940, in Cleveland, Ohio and was a resident of University Heights for the past 71 years. Upon his graduation from Gilmour Academy in 1958 he attended Villanova University, from which he obtained his undergraduate degree in 1962. Jim was the Co-Founder and President of Ohio Aluminum Industries and dedicated many hardworking years to the company. He was strong in his faith and a lifelong parishioner of Church of the Gesu. He enjoyed listening to show tunes and watching the Cleveland sports teams, as well as Villanova basketball. Outside of his devotion for his family, his favorite pastime was playing golf. Over the years he valued the time spent traveling with his wife and children. Although soft-spoken, his pleasant and happy demeanor made him a joy to be around. On January 5, 2023, Jim passed away leaving his family and friends missing his infectious smile.

Contributions may be made in memory of Jim to McAuley Scholarship Fund 2470 Miramar Blvd., University Heights, OH 44118.

Relative and friends are requested to meet for a Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, January 14, 2023, at Church of the Gesu, 2470 Miramar Blvd, University Heights, OH 44118, at 10:30 AM.

Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Jim at THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF SOUTH EUCLID, 4600 MAYFIELD RD. (just east of Green Rd.) FRIDAY 3-7 PM.

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