Obituary of James R. Scrivano, Sr.
It is with deep sorrow and profound sadness I say goodbye to my husband, James Robert Scrivano, known by many as “Jimmy Vee”, musician and saxophonist extraordinaire. Jimmy passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2019, after courageously struggling to recover from a major stroke he suffered Christmas night, 2018.
Son of the late R. Jamesosario and Mary Orfaly Scrivano. Beloved husband of Susan Rotolo Madeline Scrivano. Loving father of Dorothy McDonald (Jody Eafrati), James Robert Scrivano, Jr., and Melinda Scrivano Fuller (Jerome). Grandfather of James Robert Scrivano III, Jerome Fuller III, Jordan Fuller, Jaeda Fuller, and James Andrew Distler. Great grandfather of Isabelle Scrivano.
He was preceded in death by siblings, Anthony Scrivano, Margaret Viola, Marie Bremmer; and daughter, Jennifer Distler.
“It’s love that gives memories their meaning. It’s love that gives joy to each day…” - Author Unknown
A mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday, September 13, 2019, at 2:00pm at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Visitation will be 12:00-2:00pm. RIEMANN FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, Pass Christian is serving the family.
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