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James Richard LeCorchick

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“I was terribly shocked to hear of the sad news about Jim. For the past few years, I would call him up and tell him I was coming to town from...Read More »
1 of 50 | Posted by: Elaine Falandys Agnello - FL

“I wish to offer my sincere condolences to the LeCorchick family on the passing of James R. God Bless you all, and comfort you in this sad time.Jim's...Read More »
2 of 50 | Posted by: A friend

Gypsy says "HI!".
3 of 50 | Posted by: John Kleiner

“My deepest sympathies to Lindsay and Luke, Jeff and Lisa, Carol and Lilly Anna and Lincoln James. I'm so sorry I was unable to attend due to being...Read More »
4 of 50 | Posted by: Jeffrey Johnson - Erie, PA

“Jimmy was a unique guy. My condolences to his family and his many friends. Still remember the majestic HR he hit on top of Roosevelt in 1965. Also...Read More »
5 of 50 | Posted by: A friend

“I offer my sincere condolences to the family of James R. LeCorchik on his untimely death. I did not know Mr. LeCorchik personally but have listened...Read More »
6 of 50 | Posted by: A friend

“The day of Jim's funeral turned out to be one of the warmest, most beautiful October days Erie has ever experienced. So fitting for a man who was...Read More »
7 of 50 | Posted by: Sue Weber - Millcreek

“I am just a listener who looked forward to hearing Jimmy's voice. I identified with many of his observations, and he often made me laugh or smile. ...Read More »
8 of 50 | Posted by: - Erie, PA

“To James R family,I enjoyed listening to Jim on 1400am in theMorning and him talking about gypsy. I will remember him saying Rabbit on the first of...Read More »
9 of 50 | Posted by: Marilynn Tupek - Erie, PA

“I played on the Prep baseball team that Jim so proudly remembered and spent many an after school and pre-game time at the family home on Weschler. ...Read More »
10 of 50 | Posted by: Ron Hornyak - Naperville, IL

“While I didn't know James R. personally (only over the air waves) it was evident that James R. and Gypsy were an "unbelievable" team! Many a morning...Read More »
11 of 50 | Posted by: A friend

“Listening to Jim on the morning radio or seeing him at a Gannon game was such an enjoyable experience. We will all miss Jimmy, he was an Erie...Read More »
12 of 50 | Posted by: Joe & Jean Kloecker - Erie, PA

“I've had the privilege of knowing Jim for a couple years, and am truly saddened by his passing. He seemed like an old friend from the start and...Read More »
13 of 50 | Posted by: Gary Fleming - Erie, PA

“Jimmy you will be missed. We enjoyed your candor and were disappointed when you were off the air for awhile. Best of travels to You -Erie's no.1...Read More »
14 of 50 | Posted by: A friend

“My sympathies go out to the friends and family of James R. An irreplaceable sports figure in Erie, and enclyclopedia-like sports mind that cannot be...Read More »
15 of 50 | Posted by: Dusty Ras - Erie, PA

16 of 50 | Posted by: Ron & Becky Forness - Erie, PA

“I had the honor of knowing and working for Jimmy when he co-owned Sportsline (a sports memorabilia shop) with Tom Lindemuth. The endless jokes and...Read More »
17 of 50 | Posted by: Vicky Meeder - Fairview, PA

“Condolences and Prayers for Jim and his entire family. I was shocked and very saddened to hear of Jim's passing. I have known him my whole sporting...Read More »
18 of 50 | Posted by: Michael Wernicki - Poland, OH

“Always had some great conversations with Mr. Lecorchick. He so Loved Erie and catching up. Just a terrific, genuine man. All our prayers. ”
19 of 50 | Posted by: Bobby Moss - Jupiter, FL

“I always enjoyed Jim, and our friendship from years ago during my time at Alliance College and Gannon University. Jim, say hello up there to Ted...Read More »
20 of 50 | Posted by: Dave Matejczyk

“Jim,So sorry we could not connect the last few times I was in Erie. But hearing you on the radio on my visits always reminded me that you never...Read More »
21 of 50 | Posted by: Dennis McGraw - Laguna Hills, CA

“Never enough sports...never enough Jim Lecorchick! Never listened to an Erie AM station unless you were on it. Gone way too early. I always enjoyed...Read More »
22 of 50 | Posted by: Tom Wedzik - Davenport, FL

“My condolences to the family of Jim and My sincere condolences to the LeCorchick family. I knew Jim and Jim is in Heaven!Jim was the ESPN of Erie...Read More »
23 of 50 | Posted by: - PA

“No more New Years Day dinners Jimmy. Susie and I will miss you. We love you and pray for you ”
24 of 50 | Posted by: Dr. Bill Esper - Erie, PA

“Jim provided many years of great listening on the radio. I'll really miss him. Our prayers are with his family. ”
25 of 50 | Posted by: Tom Pamin - Erie, PA

26 of 50 | Posted by: LORI GILES - ERIE, PA

“I listened to Jimmy every morning on Jet1400. He made my mornings rich with knowledge and lively conversations....ALWAYS! He was passionate about...Read More »
27 of 50 | Posted by: Joanna Courbis - Erie, FL

“RIP, Jimmy.. The Gannon Audi will never be quite the same without you. Game in and game out, you always took a minute or two to talk to me before...Read More »
28 of 50 | Posted by: A friend

“My heart goes out for Jeff, Lisa, Carol, Lilly Anna, Lincoln James, Lindsay and Luke for your painful loss.Jim was a teammate and loyal lifetime...Read More »
29 of 50 | Posted by: Jim Fries - Evans, GA

“My heartfelt sympathy and condolences extended to the entire LeCorchick family and all concerned. Erie sports will never be the same. Jeff, Lisa,...Read More »
30 of 50 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry for your loss. Jim will be dearly missed. ”
31 of 50 | Posted by: Stanley and Mari Kuren - FL

32 of 50 | Posted by: N.L. WAGNER - ERIE, PA

“Very sorry to hear of Jim's passing. Didn't see him much recently but listened often. Been a friend since he played for Prep and I was at East. R.I.P...Read More »
33 of 50 | Posted by: Bob Rudd - Erie, PA

“Godspeed to the entire LeCorchick family. I always enjoyed the stories and his candor was tremendous. Kudos and plaudits to you James R, you my...Read More »
34 of 50 | Posted by: Freddie Barry - Clearwater, FL

“Where does one start when talking about Jimmy. I was privileged to have the opportunity to work and laugh with Jimmy for over 7 years on WFLP, WFNN...Read More »
35 of 50 | Posted by: Randy Brewer Sr. - Erie, PA

“My deepest sympathy to Jim's family. I was devastated to hear of his passing and will forever recall our years of friendship, our love of sports,...Read More »
36 of 50 | Posted by: jack Larsen

“Sorry to hear of Jim's untimely death. The Erie sports community will never be the same without his sport's commentaries. He will be sadly missed.....Read More »
37 of 50 | Posted by: A friend

“SO Sorry for the Families loss and the loss to all of Erie. What a nice guy who was doing a lot of good ! He will be missed by very many people ”
38 of 50 | Posted by: Mike Long - Erie, PA

“Sorry for the loss of your beloved family member. Although I didn't know Jim well I remember because he once played whiffle ball in the driveway of...Read More »
39 of 50 | Posted by: Tim Uglow - Meadville, PA

“I never met Jim LeCorchick but listened in earnest to his sports broadcasts as they were interesting and informative. Mr. LeCorchick, you can never...Read More »
40 of 50 | Posted by: Teresa Catherine - Erie, PA

“Please accept our deepest sympathies. ”
41 of 50 | Posted by: Gary and Kathy Wassink - Erie, PA

“Jim and I had many spirited discussions about sports throughout the many years I've known him. Most memorable were during Gannon basketball's heyday...Read More »
42 of 50 | Posted by: Howard Friedman - Erie, PA

“Sir ....you touched so many lives in this great city you called home...you where a great ambassador for our city....you will greatly be missed......Read More »
43 of 50 | Posted by: Shawn Collins - Erie, PA

“Lecorchick Family....my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.....I am so thankful that I had a chance to see Jim when I was in Erie during...Read More »
44 of 50 | Posted by: jon christensen - FL

“Our Deepest Sympathy to Lindsay,Jeff and Carol we will miss hearing Jim when we come to Erie in the summer God Bless AllJerry and Nanc BleilSumter SC ”
45 of 50 | Posted by: A friend

“My condolences to the family of Jim. I have known Jim most of my life, he was always a pleasure to talk to. He was a great guy, I will miss him. ”
46 of 50 | Posted by: Greg Hampy - Charlotte, NC

“Carol and kids, we were so shocked and saddened at the sudden passing of Jimmy. We have so many memories of him cheering on our sons team and...Read More »
47 of 50 | Posted by: Phil & Daria Marnella - Erie, PA

“My sincere condolences to the LeCorchick family on the loss of Jim. I first met Jim while at Prep. He was always energetic and friendly and truly a...Read More »
48 of 50 | Posted by: Phil Dougherty - Forsyth, IL

“To say Jim will be sadly missed isn't even close to how i feel...i was devastated to hear of his passing and i'll forever recall our friendship over...Read More »
49 of 50 | Posted by: Jack Larsen

“R.I.P. Jim ”
50 of 50 | Posted by: Tom Koenig Sr - Fort Myers, FL

James was born on June 2, 1947 and passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2016.

James was a resident of Erie, Pennsylvania at the time of passing.

Jimmy attended St. Andrews Grade School and Cathedral Prep High School class of 1965.

Friends may call on Monday at the Francis V. Kloecker Funeral Home Inc. 2502 Sassafras St. Erie Pa. 16502 from 2 pm to 4 pm and 7 pm to 9 pm and are invited to the Funeral Mass on Tuesday at St. Andrew Church at 10 am. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.