Paul James “Jim” DeVore, Jr., age 75, resident of 20249 Main Street, State Hwy # 86, Saegertown, PA passed away on Saturday, September 25, 2010 at Crawford County Care Center in Saegertown. He lived most of his life in the Cambridge Springs area. Born on June 17, 1935 in Meadville, PA, he was a son of Margaret Wilcox DeVore and the late Paul J. DeVore, Sr. On April 15, 1958 he married the former Carolyn Eleanor Moffatt who preceded him in death on March 22, 2007. He subsequently married the former Harriet Phillips in December 10, 2009 and she survives.

DeVore, Paul James Before entering the U S Army in 1955, where he was honorably discharged after two years of service, Jim worked for a year for the Erie Railroad and continued to work for them after the military until 1962. At that time he began employment with Northwest Rural Electric Coop in Cambridge Springs retiring from there in 1992 as chief lineman. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening.

His survivors in addition to his wife, Harriet and his mother, Margaret DeVore of Cambridge Springs include – two daughters – Debra DeVore of Vandergrift, PA and Connie Bauman and her husband, Dave of Vandergrift, PA; two sons – James DeVore and his wife, Cindy of Cambridge Springs and David DeVore of Graham, NC; six grandchildren – Ryan DeVore, Jamie Bell, Brittany Bauman, Gage DeVore, Nicholas Wachowiak, and Jessica Wachowiak. Also surviving is a brother – Norman “Butch” DeVore and his wife, Mary of Cambridge Springs and a sister – Nora “Pat” Watson of Cambridge Springs. Also three stepchildren – Charla Ross and her husband, David and family of Woodcock; Joe Phillips and his wife, Brenda and family of Edinboro; and Bradley Phillips and his family of Edinboro as well as numerous nieces and nephews survive.

According to Jim’s wishes no calling hours will be observed. Graveside committal services will be held at Mitchell Cemetery on Tuesday, September 28th at 11:00 a.m. with family and friends welcome. Pastor Dennis See, of the Altar of International House of Prayer of Meadville will officiate. Memorials may be made to the Cambridge Springs First United Methodist Church, 326 South Main Street, Cambridge Springs, PA 16403; to the Cambridge Springs Volunteer Fire Dept., 302 Venango Ave., Camb.Spgs; or a charity of one’s choice.