James P. Even, Jr.
JAMES PETER EVEN, JR. age 61 of Solon, Ohio passed away on June 26, 2023 after a courageous 4 year battle with cancer. Beloved husband of 33 years to Susette (nee Rosalina); loving father of Alexandra, Joseph, and Julia; dear sibling of Tony (Jackie, dec.) Even, Cathy (Mike) Langford, Diane (Dean) Dolata, and the late Mari Jo Westfall; son of the late Carol (nee Lenzen) and James P. Even and son-in-law of Rose Marie (nee Bellino) and the late Ronald Rosalina. Dearest brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and loyal friend to many others.
Jim was born in Sioux City, Iowa. He attended Bowling Green University and started his career as a CPA at Price Waterhouse. Over the years, he worked at Good Year and M.A. Hanna and then ended his career as Vice President, Finance & Assistant Controller at Eaton Corporation, where he worked for 22 years.
Outside of work, he was a member of the Board of Trustees of the Cleveland Zoo, Kent State Business School and Recovery Resources. Jim enjoyed travelling, skiing, reading and gardening. Jim’s motto was “live your life” and he certainly did that. He cared deeply for his family and friends. He made an impact on many lives and his incredible spirit will be forever missed. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, July 1, 2023, at 10 AM at Church of the
Resurrection, 32001 Cannon Rd., Solon, where family will visit with friends one hour prior to mass. Memorials may be made to The Gathering Place or American Cancer Society.