James Linsalata

Obituary of James Linsalata

James Linsalata, 64 of Alexandria, VA died on August 23, 2022, at his home.


Born on June 24, 1958, at Fitzgerald Mercy Hospital, Darby, PA, the son of the late Joseph and Laura Linsalata. James had lived previously in Havertown, PA. He was a graduate of Cardinal O’Hara High School and Penn State University. Growing up James was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church in Broomall, PA where he served as an altar boy.

James’s most recent employment was as a contractor for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives where he helped design a vital software program. James also worked as a software engineer for the World Bank and Verizon where he was an integral part of helping to re-establish communications in the Pentagon after 9-11.

Jim was the brother of Sister Lauretta Linsalata IHM, Lynne Linsalata Wlodarczyk (Stan), Tish Linsalata DeCecco (Lou), Joe Linsalata (Vicky) and Joanne Linsalata Tadrzynski (Mark).


Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 AM Friday, September 30, 2022, at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, 1 Fatima Dr, Secane, PA. Friends and relatives may call after 9:15 AM.


Burial will take place after Mass at Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery, 1600 S Sproul Road, Springfield, PA.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jim’s name to Shatterproof https://www.shatterproof.org/  Shatterproof is a national nonprofit dedicated to reversing the addiction crisis. 




Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery
1600 S. Sproul
Springfield , Pennsylvania, United States
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