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Mr. James  Howard  Hartinger, Sr.

Pause Growing Up by Bruce H. Zimmerman (ASCAP)
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Sorry for you families monumental lose. Patti, I do remember your father always doing something in that garage. Whenever I would come over to see you, he would always, never fail, walk out of that garage to say "let me get Patti for you", then right back to what he loved to do.....something in that garage. God has a garage custom made for your dad to tinker, tinker and tinker with all his favorite tools and 100 antique cars that only he can fix. Now that's heaven!

Posted by: Carolyn Smilor and family - brunswick, OH   Jun 21, 2012

I love you Papa and miss you. I will always remember you and the time we spent together. Love you always Papa!

Posted by: Ella Strauss - Elyria, OH - Great granddaughter   Jun 20, 2012

I miss you and am sorry you left us so soon. I will always remember you.

Posted by: Hayden Strauss - Elyria, OH - Great grandson   Jun 20, 2012

This is a great man you took lord and he will be greatly missed by all his family,and freinds . He was the type of man who would do anything for his family when he got bad there was a lot of things that he just was not able to do and would ask me to help fix things,even though I knew how to fix them it would not be his way and he would always tell me how to

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Posted by: tim sickles - cumberland, OH   Jun 20, 2012

First off I would like to start by thanking everyone for their words of comfort and prayers that have been sent to me and my family. We lost a wonderful man, who was a fighter till the very end. He was always one to tell you the correct way to do something, which of course was his way. He enjoyed the the seclusion of the country and that is why he moved from Avon Lake to Cumberland. He was always

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Posted by: Patricia Williams - Cumberland, OH - Daughter   Jun 20, 2012

Val, Patti and Family,

We are deeply saddened to hear of your Dad/Grandpa's passing. May all your wonderful memories sustain you now and forever.

We are keeping you close in our hearts, thoughts and prayers...

Our love and sympathy,
Greg, Karen, Lauren, Patrick & Kristen

Posted by: The Donnellys - Avon Lake, OH - Friends   Jun 20, 2012

My heart aches being so far away from my family, especially during these painful times. My grandpa was the greatest man anyone could ever ask for. Although he was very sarcastic and critical of every breath I took, he has made me strive for everything I have today. He stepped in and raised 3 young kids when it wasn't necessarily his place. My mom and him made a great team.
My fondest memories go back to when I was in

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Posted by: Valerie Williams - Duncan, SC - Oldest Granddaughter   Jun 20, 2012

I am sorry for the loss of your father and grandfather. I hope you are comforted by many happy memories.

Posted by: Kate Thomas - Rutland, VT   Jun 20, 2012

Peggy and family,
I am so sorry for you loss. You're in my thoughts and prayers.
Rev. 21:4 "He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.

Posted by: Angie Gilles - Marysville, OH - sister-in-law to Peggy   Jun 19, 2012

Oh boy, what can I say about my older brother Jim but to say we all loved him even when his angry stubborn side showed up. Jimmy was a good brother when we were growing up but like all siblings there were arguments. We played many games at the kitchen table and somehow he almost always won. I guess his hiding a card or puzzle piece helped him.
Jim brought home our wildest pet one year, a baby crow. We

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Posted by: Helen Berkheimer - Westlake, OH - Sister   Jun 19, 2012

You can tell how loved a person was and the impact they had on loved ones by seeing the pain their loss causes..and the tears have been many here, a great grandpa and a father figure who will be very missed. I hope heaven is ready for this guy.. :) Aiden, Aralynn, Jenelle & P.J

Posted by: jenelle - lorain, OH - granddaughter   Jun 19, 2012

Jim was truly a great guy. He was quite a stubborn pain in the butt at times but with one of the biggest and most caring hearts. Unfortunately I couldn't be around to help out as much as I would have liked to due to certain circumstances but i will always consider him and his family as part of my own. He deeply touched the hearts of many and will truly be missed. R.I.P.

Posted by: Jon Strauss - avon lake, OH   Jun 19, 2012

We have lost an amazing dad, grandfather and great-grandfather who was admired by many. May you rest in peace. Hayden, Ella, Hailey and I love you always.

Posted by: Victoria - Elyria, OH - Granddaughter   Jun 18, 2012