James Michael Nastasi, age 58, passed away in the early morning of September 10, 2019.
He was born on November 13, 1960 in Butler to parents Dominick J. Nastasi and Patricia “Patty” Nastasi.
Later in life, James lived in Ft Lauderdale, Florida before moving to Tallahassee in 1986.
James was preceded in death by his father, Dominick Nastasi, and his grandparents James Nastasi, Julia Nastasi, Michael Suchy, and Anna Suchy.
He left behind many survivors, including his mother, Patty Nastasi; his loving wife, Patricia Nastasi; children Daniel Stevenson and Christina Miller (Bob); grandchildren Haley Hartline and McKenzie Stevenson; siblings Greg Nastasi, Philip Nastasi (Kara), Dominique Haibach (Vince), and Juliann Monteleone (Mark); siblings-in-law Dennis and Barbara Bealls; nieces Kelsey Stover and Nichole Shultz (Kevin); nephews Dominic R. Nastasi and Patrick F. Nastasi; uncles Frank Wojcik, James “Buster” Nastasi, and Donald Suchy; and cousins Anna Marie Loflin and Phyllis Louise Nastasi.
James was a prior longtime member of Christian Heritage Church and was considered by all to be strong in his faith. He loved reading, especially his Bible. James also had a love for sports, and spent much of his time golfing, instructing golf, deep sea fishing all over Florida, and watching his favorite football team, the Pittsburgh Steelers. James enjoyed cooking, particularly for his family. He was described as a family man and a lover of all people.
James will be remembered for his love and devotion to his faith, his family, and his friends with whom he spent countless hours daily chatting on the phone.
Friends will be received in the Martin Funeral Home, Inc., 429 Center Avenue, Butler, on Saturday, September 21, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
A Blessing Service will follow at 11 a.m., with Reverend John Baver officiating.
Burial will take place in Saint Michael’s Cemetery, Butler.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.