Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison at Corcoran reported the passing of retired Vocational Instructor James Lamattino  on July 9.

He began his career in state service with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation at California State Prison-Corcoran on May 1, 1989, as a Maintenance Mechanic, CF.

Mr. Lamattino promoted to Vocational Instructor of Building Maintenance, CF, at the Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison at Corcoran on Nov. 3, 1997, where he remained until he retired on Aug. 31, 2008.

Services will be 10 a.m. July 15 at Road Church, 1021  South Burke St., Visalia, CA.