SIDMAN — HESS – James E., 65, Sidman, entered into new life Dec. 21, 2013, at home. Born Nov. 12, 1948, in Johnstown, son of James and Ruth (Rummel) Hess. Preceded in death by his parents, and a sister, Sandy. Survived by his wife, former Jeanne Kudrick; a daughter, Dawn McCullough, North East, Md.; and grandchildren, Cassandra and Aidan. Sister of Kathy Siple, Wilmington, Del. Also surviving are his faithful feline companions, Momma, Grey and Smoke. He was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. Member of the Beaverdale American Legion. Friends received from 6 p.m. until time of service 7:30 p.m. Monday at Jean H. Kinley Funeral Home, Beaverdale. In lieu of flowers, the family asks contributions be made to the Humane Society. Online condolences may be expressed at kinleyfuneralhome.net.