James F. Sutor, 90, formerly of Lafayette Hill, an insurance company executive, died Sunday, June 1, of a cardiac ailment at Waverly Heights in Gladwyne.
Known as Jim, Mr. Sutor was a retired vice president and secretary of the board for Provident Mutual Life Insurance Co., which for many years had offices in a majestic building at 4601 Market St.
Long after Mr. Sutor retired, the company reorganized and merged to become Nationwide Provident.
Born in Philadelphia, Mr. Sutor was a 1942 graduate of Germantown Academy and the Haverford College Class of 1947.
He served in the Navy during World War II aboard the USS Monterey in the South Pacific. He was honorably discharged with the rank of lieutenant commander, and he joined the Naval Reserves with the same rank.