He served in the U.S. Air Force for seven years. He spent 39 years of his professional career as an executive working for the F.W. Woolworth Company.
James was a loving, caring and devoted husband and father.
He enjoyed the time he spent with his grandchildren and will be missed dearly.
Survived by his lovely wife, Becky Salzetti; his children, Jim, Joe, Jeannette and Jeff; and six grandchildren, Jeremy, Jessica, Nisa, Natalia, Sierra and Johnny. He is also survived by his mother, Fawn Salzetti; two brothers, Ron and Carl; and sister, Ava Brown. He was preceded in death by son, John; and father, Albert Salzetti.
A service was Wednesday, Feb. 25, at Gamby Funeral Home, in Lomita, Calif. A Mass will be Thursday, Feb. 26, 10 a.m., at Saint Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Lomita. Interment, Green Hills Mortuary.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the VA Hospital in Long Beach, Calif.