James P Stefani, an 80-year Santa Rosa resident and former Western Union manager, died Wednesday at a Santa Rosa hospital after a long Illness. He was 83.
A native of Lucca, Italy, he moved to Santa Rosa when he was 3. He was a member of the Santa Rosa Rotary, Active 20-30 Club of Santa Rosa #50, SIRS and SL Eugene’s Cathedral.
He Is survived by his wife, Edith H. Stefani of Santa Rosa; and a brother. Joseph Stefani and sister. Inez Dugan, both of Santa Rosa.
Family blessing services were held Friday. Entombment was at Calvary Catholic Cemetery. Santa Rosa. Donations to the Home Hospice of Sonoma County, 1811 Fourth SU Santa Rosa, 95404, or charity are requested. Eggen and Lance Mortuary handled arrangements.
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