James Kritis

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“To the Family, My deepest condolences at your loss. Jim was my teacher at Liberty High School. He was a great guy and a good friend. He will be...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: John Lehman - Bethlehem, PA

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
2 of 23 | Posted by: Rich Baksa - Easton

“To Family- Jim was a dear friend of over fifty years and will be missed . My heart goes out to your sisters and daughter Kara for their loss of a...Read More »
3 of 23 | Posted by: Ed Pfeiffer - PA


4 of 23 | Posted by: Donna Dedert - Mechanicsburg, PA

“Goodbye old friend,team mate and OGO brother Lots of football memories but should have been more wins .Still owe you dinner.Now only 3 out of 4 are...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“My condolences to Jim's family and friends. I have only fond memories of our time together at Freedom. His help and guidance were greatly appreciated...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: Lidia Viehman - Whitehall, PA

“Jimmy was one of my favorite people...sweet, kind - interesting to talk to...saw him every Saturday years back at the Bethlehem Golf Course, and most...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: Gina Antiga - Bethlehem, PA

“My husband and I both had Mr. Kritis for a history teacher at Freedom. He was a good teacher, and a kind man.We enjoyed his classes very much. We...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: Donna Mueller - Quakertown, PA

“We were a group of eight that spent time together for almost twelve years across many restaurants, home parties and Freedom High School plays. We had...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“My condolences to Jim's family. He was part of our very eclectic group at Dunkin Donuts on Stefko Blvd. I considered him a friend and always looked...Read More »
10 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“Mr Kritis taught me economics and encouraged me to go into teaching political science (which I've done for 23 years). He took our class to the NY...Read More »
11 of 23 | Posted by: Glenn Beamer - Wynnewood, PA

“I was a young teacher at Freedom High and Jim was one of the veteran teachers that I looked up to and learned from. I considered him to be a leader...Read More »
12 of 23 | Posted by: Guy Smith - Effort, PA

“Dear Angie, Anna and FamilyLucille and I are deeply saddened by the news of Jim's passing. As anyone who knew him would say: "It was always a...Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: David & Lucille Assad - WA

“Nice man. ”
14 of 23 | Posted by: Kal Sarkozy - Bethlehem, PA

“Jim was a classmate, fraternity brother, and a team mate for four years of football at Moravian College. My condolences to his family and friends....Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: Samuel Maczko - Towaco, NJ

“My heart goes out to his family. Sending prayers for strength and healing. Was a really nice guy. Loved bumping in to him at the Palace Restaurant...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“Jim was a wonderful educator, peer, and person throughout his life. Always upbeat and friendly. He will be missed, but not forgotten. ”
17 of 23 | Posted by: Andy Lukievics - Casa Grande, AZ


18 of 23 | Posted by: Andy Lukievics - Casa Grande, AZ

“Mr. Kritis was my economics teacher at FHS in 1998. I had been looking for a way to contact him for years to let him know that I'm an economist now...Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: Shital Patel - Rockville Centre, NY

“My condolences to his family and friends. Mr. Kritis was one of my favorite teachers and just the sweetest man. ”
20 of 23 | Posted by: Jennifer Starosta - Bethlehem, PA

“So sorry to read of Jim's passing. I remember him fondly from our days teaching at Freedom HS. Jim loved to golf, and was very competitive. He was...Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: John Sotzing - The Villages, FL

“Rest in peace, my old friend. ”
22 of 23 | Posted by: Jack("58) and Elaine Finelli - FL

“I'm so sad. He was my homeroom teacher for 3 years at Freedom. I used to take attendance for him every day for those 3 years.My thoughts and...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: Sandy Toth Gunkle - Ormond Beach, FL


James was born on December 9, 1939 and passed away on Saturday, May 12, 2018.

James was a resident of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania at the time of passing.

He graduated from Moravian College in 1961 with a BA in History.

Contributions: In his memory to an Animal Charity of Your Choice.

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