James Michael Nuber, age 65 of Waterford, PA– “Our Genius” passed away early Tuesday morning, November 1, 2011 at his home. He was the son of the late Bernard R. and Anna D. Strieder Nuber.

Nuber, James MichaelJim is survived by his wife Joann Carniewski Nuber; his son, Jeffrey Amandus Nuber, his wife Denise, their two daughters, Destinie and Shelbie, and two great-grandchildren, Nevaeh and Brooklyn, all of Zionsville, PA. Also surviving are two sisters, Janet A. Kaveney of Grove City, PA and Betsy J. Gildenston of Erie; a stepdaughter, Cindy McLaughlin and husband Michael and their children, Hannah, Grace, Jackson and Maura; a stepson, Joe Petty; a step-grandson, Gage Salusky; and many nieces and nephews. A sister, Dodi Draper of Fort Lauderdale, FL preceded him in death.

Jim, Jimbo, Jamie, Jimmie–all names he was known as by his many friends at General Electric, from his street rod family, his motorcycle group, camping, and from the Cross Creek RV Park in Arcadia, FL where he spent winters with his wife.

Upon graduation from Fort LeBoeuf High School in 1964, Jim entered the General Electric Apprentice Program and advanced in 37 years of diligent service until his retirement in March 2001. He was a member of All Saints Catholic Church in Waterford.

Friends may call at the Van Matre Funeral Home, 105 Walnut Street, Waterford, on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral mass will be at All Saints Parish, 11264 Rt. 97 North, Waterford, on Friday morning at 10:00 am with Rev. Fr. Thomas Whitman officiating.

The family requests that donations be made to either the Yolanda G. Barco Oncology Institute, Benevolent Fund, 16792 Conneaut Lake Road, Meadville, PA 16335 or the John Kanzius Cancer Research Foundation, 130 West 8th Street, Suite 216, Erie, PA 16501 (www.kanziuscancerresearch.com).