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Official Obituary of

James Franklin Tongret

June 21, 1944 ~ March 9, 2024 (age 79) 79 Years Old

James Tongret Obituary

James Franklin Tongret, 79, of Canton, passed away Saturday, March 9th, at Aultman Woodlawn Compassionate Care Center. Born in Belmont, Ohio on June 21, 1944, a son of the late Irvin and Hetty (Winn) Tongret, also preceded in death by 2 sisters Janet and Anna, 2 brothers Wilbur and Thomas. Employed for over 30 years as a conductor for Conrail Railroad before retiring and was also the owner of Jim's Roofing for 16 years before retiring also. He was a United States Army veteran, serving in the Vietnam Conflict. Jim was a loving grandfather and a friend to many. Survived by his wife of 58 years, Carol A. (Trombino) Tongret; 2 daughters Tammy Tongret, Deanna Tongret; sister Mary Walker; brother Irvin Stuart Tongret; 5 grandchildren Isabelle Tongret, Andrew Mayle, Sean Mayle, Justin Mayle, De'Shon Johnson; 10 great-grandchildren; as well as numerous other family members and friends. No services will be held at this time.

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