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In Memory of
James Robert Van Guilder
December 27, 1946 - November 26, 2018

Sunday, December 16th from 2-5 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home

James Robert Van Guilder, 71, of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away, Monday, November 26, 2018 in his home with family. He was born December 27, 1946 to James Lynn and Francis Mary (Wiersching) Van Guilder in Johnson City, New York. On April 22, 1967 he married Ann Marie Hromek in Niagara Falls, New York. He graduated from Niagara University in 1968, and recently attended his 50 th college reunion. James had a strong Catholic faith and a passion for golf and pickleball. He was a Rotarian for 23 years and President in 2002 of his local chapter. He was on the board of the Newark Food Pantry and enjoyed developing youth golfers for many years. James is survived by his wife Ann Marie; his 2 sons, Jason (Erin) Van Guilder, Jared (Tricia) Van Guilder; his 2 daughters, Tiffany (Chip) Hilleary, Trista (Mike) Flanagan; 7 grandchildren, Marisa, Colton, Avery, Carter, Ayden, Kaydence and Addyson; sister Mary Lynn (Thomas) Naples; brother-in-law Alan Weissman; as well as nieces, nephew, cousins, other relatives and many dear friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister Kayce Weissman. A celebration of life visitation will be held from 2:00 until 5:00pm, Sunday, December 16 at Moreland Funeral Home, 55 E Schrock Rd., Westerville, Ohio 43081. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in James name to International Waldenstroms Macroglobulinemia Foundation; or Food Pantry Network of Licking County,



Dec 9, 2018

Jared, Mike and I are so sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. Prayer and love to you and your family.


Chris Roy

Dec 10, 2018

Jared/all, Condolences on your loss, Happy that you were able spend time together before his passing. Best, Chris & Lisse Roy


Susan and David Dayton

Dec 16, 2018