Cairns , Charles J. 83
Charles James "Jim" Cairns, 83, of Ligonier, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2013. He was born Nov. 16, 1929, in Ligonier, a son of the late Eugene M. and Mary Claire McClune Cairns. Jim was a member of Zion United Methodist Church and worked as a farmer for most of his life. In his later years, he was a caretaker for an estate. Jim is survived by his wife, Mabel Jean Cairns; his three children, Nancy J. Iscrupe and her husband, Richard, of Rector, J. Robert Cairns, of Rector, and Charles Cairns, of Ligonier; two grandchildren, Brent Cairns and Brittney and Sarah Cairns; a great-grandson, Connor James; a sister, Maxine Harvey, of Laughlintown; and his brother, Earl "Bud" Cairns and his wife, Grace, of Ligonier. A private graveside service was held in Ligonier Valley Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made in Jim's memory to Zion United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 166, Stahlstown, PA 15687. Arrangements have been entrusted to SNYDER FUNERAL HOME INC., Ligonier.