February 19, 1959 - July 5, 2018

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James "Sam" Durand, 59 of Mechanicsburg, passed away Thursday, July 5, 2018 in the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center surrounded by his family.

He was born February 19, 1959 in Hudson, Wisconsin. Sam was a 1978 graduate of Mechanicsburg High School. He was employed with Sygma Foods as a trailer mechanic for 15 years. He enjoyed doing yard work, playing with his dog, Daisy May and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Lisa (Spangler) Durand; his father, David Durand , his son, Tyler James (Erin) Durand, his granddaughters, Beth, Victoria and Addie, his siblings, Wanda (Virgil) Roark, Linda Corbett and Ken (Pele) Durand, his mother-in-law, Helen Spangler, as well as numerous nieces and nephews of several generations

James is preceded in death by his mother, Rose (Krawczeski) Durand

Services are entrusted to SKILLMAN, McDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Jennifer Dozer - Jul 13, 2018
I'm sorry for your loss. Love Ya Lisa.
Jennifer Dozer - Jul 13, 2018
I'm sorry for your loss. Love Ya Lisa.
Dawn (Bailey) McCombs - Jul 9, 2018
So sorry for your loss, Lisa. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Renee Brink - Jul 8, 2018
Prayers sent to family and friends.
Steve Smith - Jul 8, 2018
Our Condolences to you and your family: We send our deepest and sincere condolences to Tyler and Family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Steve and Sharon Smith
David Donohoe - Jul 7, 2018
Alicia Reed - Jul 7, 2018
Lisa, our thoughts and prayers are with you and Sam's family. Craig and I are truly saddened by your loss. Much love and support is coming your way!
Trish Fodor - Jul 6, 2018
Lisa, so very sorry for your loss. You and your family will be in my prayers. May God comfort you and guide you through this difficult time.
Cheryl Bean - Jul 6, 2018
My thoughts and prayers are with you Lisa.
Sandi Schmitt - Jul 6, 2018
So incredibly heartbroken for you! You are all in our hearts and prayers.
Rusty Gaver - Jul 6, 2018
Fond memories are what I have, to remember Sam. I will never forget his kind heart. May the Lord bless and comfort his family during this time of grief. My heartfelt condolences.
Henry Zimmerman - Jul 6, 2018
"My Thought's & Prayer's" go out to Tyler, & Lisa, & the Durand, Families as well as the Extended-Families.May "GOD" come into the Families "Heart's & help them through the coming Day's.

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