James Alan Kirschner, 63, of Hilliards, PA passed away at home on Thursday, August 13, 2020 surrounded by his family, after a battle with liver and kidney disease. Jim was born February 25, 1957 in Grove City, PA to the late John and Wanda Kirschner. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing cards with his friends, and spending time with his children and grandchildren. Jim was a self-employed contractor for over 40 years. Jim is survived by his companion of over 17 years Dorothy Hartzell of Butler, PA; his three children Curtis (Kathryn) Kirschner of Audubon, PA; Clayton (Maghan) Kirschner of Huntersville, NC; Laura (Kurtis) Leonard of Emlenton, PA; his sister Jan (Donald) Rider of Boyers, PA; his nine grandchildren Alexis, Sophie, Brinn, Hannah, Sam, Kaylee, Tanner, Bentley, and Hadley; one nephew Douglas (Jacy) Rider of Devon, PA; as well as Dorothy's children Mandy (Mike) Wallace of Slippery Rock, PA; Jennifer (Glenn) Elkins of Columbia, SC; and Dorothy's three grandchildren. He also leaves behind his beloved Lavern. Jim was preceded in death by his sister LuAnn Leone (Kirschner) and his maternal grandparents Walter and Mabel Blakney. Services will be held privately through the SPENCER D. GEIBEL FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, 140 NEW CASTLE RD. BUTLER, PA 16001 WWW.SPENCERDGEIBEL.COM
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