James V. Tutlo – 3/11/2020

March 13th, 2020

James V. “Dixie” Tutlo, 79, of Trainer passed away on Wednesday, March 11th at his home.  He was born in Marcus Hook to the late Victor and Rose Tutolo.  Jim was a graduate of Chichester High School.  He worked for many years as a pipe fitter for the Sun Oil Company until his retirement.

He had a passion for restoring old and antique cars.  He also enjoyed making tools and machines.  He was a former member of the Mercury Gun Club and liked to hunt.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Frances Tutlo; children, Gina Pirocchi (Dominic), and James Tutlo; siblings, David Tutlo (Dolly), Rosalie Grady, and Richard Tutlo (Linda); grandchildren, Darius and Valentino Pirocchi, Krystal Propper, Ashley Gallagher, John Darragh, Joseph Tutlo; 3 great-grandchildren.

His memorial service will be held on Wednesday, March 18th at 11:30am at the Joseph A. Ward funeral Home 1459 Market St. Linwood, PA.  To respect the current guidelines for public health, Jim’s memorial service will be private.  This decision was made with much regret and hesitancy.  The family is appreciative of all of the support from extended family and friends.


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