James “Scratch” Svehla, 96, of Blairsville, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at Excela Health Latrobe Hospital, Latrobe.
As per Jim’s wishes, there will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the United Presbyterian Church, 137 N. Walnut St., Blairsville, with the Rev. Timothy R. Monroe officiating.
Interment will be in the Blairsville Cemetery, Blairsville.
To view the online obituary, sign the guest registry or send condolences, visit www.shoemakerfh-monuments.com.