Age 76: James was born on November 6, 1941and passed away peacefully surrounded by family on November 23, 2017 at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital. He is survived by his son, Pat (Diane) Russell; step-daughter, Amy Godfrey (Tim Gilliard); grandchildren, James and Charles Russell; sister, Kathy (Leo) Blauvelt; companions Buddy and Spunky; and a host of other relatives and friends. He was pre-deceased by his wife Judy in 2016
There will be no calling hours or a funeral per Jim’s wishes. There will be a Celebration of Life at a time convenient to the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Wayne County Humane Society, 1475 County House Rd., Lyons, NY 14489. Condolences may be expressed online at www.hsnorton.com
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