(Sunday - December 20, 2020) - James Edward Pezzullo, Sr., age 73, passed away on Thursday, December 17, at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay.

Jim was born Aug., 5, 1947 in Iron Mountain, son of the late Vincent and Jeanette (Pietrantonio) Pezzullo. After graduating from Iron Mountain High School in 1965 he attended Northern Michigan University. Jim served in the U.S. Army and was a Vietnam War Veteran. He married Carol Grimes on July 15, 1967, in Gladstone. A lifelong resident of the area, Jim started out working at Systems Control in 1976 and eventually helped establish BOSS Snowplow where he took a position as the first project manager. He finished his 40+ year career as a cost accountant at M.J. Electric, retiring this past October. He was an avid pool player and placed as top shooter in the Iron Mountain, Norway and Niagara pool leagues.

Along with his wife, Carol, Jim is survived by his three children, Missi Pezzullo of Jacksonville, North Carolina, Carrie (Mike) Malette of Ishpeming, and James Pezzullo, Jr. of Kingsford; a brother, Greg (Judy) Pezzullo; two sisters, Kathleen Pezzullo and Lisa (Michael) Reibsome; six grandchildren, Krysta, Kaitlyn and Kiki Igo, Vandan Pezzullo, and Lily & Samy Malette; and several nieces and nephews.

Jim is preceded in death by a brother, Michael Pezzullo; a granddaughter, Karly Igo; and his beloved dog, Chopper.

Due to COVID restrictions, services will be held at a later date.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the Dialysis Team in Iron Mountain, Dr. Funtanilla and P.A. Kelly Floriano, and the COVID ICU staff at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay.

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The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the funeral arrangements.


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