January 21, 1938 – November 5, 2012
He will be missed by his children, Leisa (Vance Abbott) Scalise of West Des Moines, Kimberly Scalise of Des Moines, Cindy (Bill Gordon) Scalise of Des Moines; Nick Scalise of Des Moines; brother, Tom (Billie Jean (Sue) Scalise of Shellsburg; sister-in-law, Hiroko Scalise of Des Moines; and many family members and friends. James was preceded in death by his loving wife, Norma Louise (Sherry) Scalise; son, David Scalise; and brother, Donald Scalise.
The family will greet friends from 5 to 8 p.m., with a 7:30 p.m. Vigil Service, on Thursday, November 8, at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Catholic Church, 650 NE 52nd Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50313 or Easter Seals Iowa, 2920 30th Street, Des Moines, IA 50310. Online condolences may be sent to IlesCares.com.
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