James W. Rosenthal

July 13, 1935 ~ December 8, 2020 (age 85)


James W. Rosenthal, 85, of West Chester, PA, returned to His Heavenly Father on December 8, 2020. Jim’s faith in Jesus Christ gave him peace in his final days. 

Born July 13, 1935 in Columbus, OH, he was the son of the late Walter and Melba (nee Brophy) Rosenthal. He served honorably in the U.S. Army. 

Jim graduated from Ohio State University and worked as District Manager at Lincoln Electric Company for over 50 years.

He was a member of Radley Run County Club and the former V.P. of Recreation for Birmingham Township. 

Jim was the beloved husband of 61 years of the late Marilyn J. (nee Hess) Rosenthal; loving father of Linda S. Rosenthal, Richard J. Rosenthal (Sharon), and Barbara J. Santilli; and adoring grandfather of Ryan Tjarks, Jade Rosenthal-Moritsugu, Stephen Rosenthal, Sarah Rosenthal, Ava Santilli, Gianna Santilli, and John Santilli, Jr. He was predeceased by his sister, Margaret Kopman. He will be dearly missed by his dog, Maggie. 

Relatives and friends are invited to his Graveside Service Friday, October 22, 2021 at 11 AM at Birmingham Lafayette Cemetery, 1235 Birmingham Rd, West Chester, PA 19382. 

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Brandywine Battlefield Park, P.O. Box 202, Chadds Ford PA, 19317. 


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Graveside Service
October 22, 2021

11:00 AM
Birmingham Lafayette Cemetery
1235 Birmingham Road
West Chester, PA 19382


Brandywine Battlefield Park
P.O. Box 202, Chadds Ford PA 19317

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