James “Jim” Michael Boggio, age 83, passed away on Friday, December 15, 2017 at Borgess Medical Center following a brief illness. Jim was born on March 17, 1934 in Three Rivers, the son of the late Michael and Mary (Zellak) Boggio.
James served his country in the U.S. Air Force and following his honorable service began work as a Supervisor at Continental Can Company. Jim was a faithful member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. He also belonged to the Three Rivers Elks B.P.O.E. #1248, the American Legion Post #170, and the Three Rivers Eagles # 2303. Jim loved to be outdoors and especially loved fishing with close friends and family during winter or summer.
Mr. Boggio was preceded in death by his parents, two children, Michael and Christina Boggio; two sisters, Jane Swartwoyt and Marilyn Balch; and one nephew Jack Balch.
He leaves to cherish his loving memory, his wife, Tressa (Rogalien) Boggio; two brothers-in-law, Jack and Jon Rogalien; sister-in-law, Judy Zuck; a very special friend and caregiver Douglas Steffey; many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews and many close friends.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until the time of Scripture Service at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at the Hohner Funeral Home with Deacon Bart Connelly officiating. Interment will be held at Riverside Cemetery at a later date.