Jessie James Fridia, Jr.

04/28/1964 - 11/03/2021


Obituary For Jessie James Fridia, Jr.

Jessie James Fridia, Jr.
April 28, 1964-Nov. 3, 2021

Jessie James Fridia, Jr., 57, of Bellwood, PA passed away at his residence, Wednesday following an extended illness.
He was born in Pittsburgh, PA the son of Jessie James Fridia, Sr. and Phyllis (Dixon) Fridia. Jessie married Tonya Hansard in Altoona on June 17, 2016.
Jessie is survived by his loving wife; and his father: Jessie James Fridia, Sr. of St. Matthews, SC and his mother, Phyllis (Dixon) Fridia of Pittsburgh, PA; three sisters: Mounearl Patterson, Darcelle Fridia and Marcelle McKinney all of Pittsburgh, PA; son, Tyrone Fridia of Suitland, MD and daughter Taylor; son, J’juan Fridia of Washington D.C. and children: Abigail and Zaniyah; a daughter, Tyjuana Fridia of Houston, TX; stepson, Charles Haralson of Bellwood, PA and children: Sakeria, Dominic and Eliana; stepson, Jonathan Triplin of Altoona, PA and children: Jalen, Amari & Trae; foster daughter, Jeanna Mentzer of Altoona, PA and sons, Alex, Jeremiah and Joshua; sisters-in-law: Inetta Hansard and Sarah Nixon; brothers-in-law: Henry, Randy, and Vincent Hansard and Bradley Cleveland; and a host of cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was a graduate of Peabody High School in Pittsburgh, PA. Jessie was employed with Grannas Brothers as a road crew laborer.
Jessie enjoyed fishing, boating, tinkering on cars and ultimately loved spending time with his family.
Friends will be received from 12:00 noon-2:00 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021 at The Stevens Mortuary, Inc., 1421 8th Ave., Altoona, Pa. 16602 where a funeral service will immediately follow at 2:00 p.m. in the Stevens Memorial Chapel officiated by Jessie’s Brother-in-law, Rev. Henry Hansard. Interment will be held at Blair Memorial Park at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please direct contributions to a charity of your choice in Jessie’s memory.
Condolences may be made at or Stevens Family Funeral Homes Facebook.

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Funeral Directors

Joseph J. Stevens III

Matthew J. McConville

Christopher J. Feathers

David J. Mason