JAMES EDWARD ROTH, 29, of Jacobsburg, Ohio, died Wednesday, December 26, 2001 at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa. as the result of an automobile accident.
He was born February 29, 1972 in Bellaire, a son of Melvin E. and Carolyn Apicella Roth.
Jim was the owner of Roth Contracting; a Catholic and Eighth Degree Black Belt Red Dragon. He was a graduate of Shadyside High School.
His wife, Chantal M. also died as a result of the accident. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Lawrence Apicella and his paternal grandfather, Harry Roth.
Surviving are his son, James Logan Roth of the home; his parents, Melvin E. and Carolyn Apicella Roth of Shadyside; one brother, Marc Roth of Barton; maternal grandmother, Dorothy Apicella of Shadyside and paternal grandparents, Mae and Ed Weekley of Senecaville, Ohio. Also several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside on Sunday, December 30, 2001 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM where combined services for Jim and Chantal will be held on Monday at 10 AM with the Rev. Father Frank C. Cronin officiating. Interment in the Powhatan Cemetery, Powhatan Point, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Shadyside Emergency Squad, 4210 Central Avenue,
Shadyside, Ohio 43947.