James Wilson

James K. Wilson

Friday, November 6th, 1936 - Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
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Military honors Seneca Falls – James K. Wilson, 83, of Mynderse St., Seneca Falls, NY, passed away on Wednesday (January 15, 2020) at Huntington Living Center, Waterloo, NY.

Family & friends may call at the Doran Funeral Home. 4 E. Bayard St., Seneca Falls, NY on Thursday (January 23) from 4 PM to 7 PM. Jim’s Funeral Service will be held on Friday (January 24) at 10 AM at Trinity Episcopal Church, Fall St., Seneca Falls with Reverend Jeffrey Haugaard, officiating. Burial will be in Restvale Cemetery, Seneca Falls, at the convenience of the family. Military Honors will be rendered at the funeral home on Thursday evening at 7 PM. If desired, contributions may be made to Restvale Cemetery, C/o Seneca Falls Town Hall, 130 Ovid St., Seneca Falls, NY 13148, for upkeep & the preservation of history.

Jim was born in Seneca Falls, NY on November 6, 1936 the son of the late Warren & Louesa (Kinnetz) Wilson. He was a life resident of Seneca Falls & a graduate of Mynderse Academy, class of 1955. He served in the U.S Navy during the Korean War, serving on the USS Jack W. Wilkes at Key West, Florida. He attended U.S. Naval School’s Commissary (Class “A’) at Newport, R.I. He worked as a Baker in local bakeries after the service. He owned & operated the former Calarco’s Pastry & Restaurant, 77 Fall St. in Seneca Falls for 13 years. He had a successful business with Wilson’s Appliance & Repair, specializing in refrigeration. He retired from the NYS Experimental Station in Geneva, NY. He was known as our MacGyver since he was so clever & creative. He was a member of Trinity Episcopal church, Seneca Falls.

He is survived by:
His wife, Freda (Reynolds) Wilson – Seneca Falls, NY
2 daughters – Tina (Gerald) Lotz-Drake – Seneca Falls, NY
Betty Jo (Charles) Canne – Seneca Falls, NY
1 son – James K. (Beverly) Wilson II – Arizona
4 grandchildren – Timothy (Samantha) Lotz, Erica (Nick Sperlazza) Lotz, Dr. Felicia Wilson M.D. & her husband Eric Knoblach, & James K. Wilson III.
4 great grandchildren – Giona, Madison, & Ethan Lotz. & Noah Knoblach.
His twin brother – Jerome Wilson – Colton, NY
In addition to his parents, Jim was predeceased by 2 brothers, Jon & Robert Wilson
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Doran Funeral Home
    4 East Bayard Street
    Seneca Falls, New York 13148
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  • Service

    Friday, January 24th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Friday, January 24th, 2020 10:00am
    Trinity Episcopal Church
    27 Fall St.
    Seneca Falls, New York 13148
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Military Honors will be rendered at the funeral home on Thursday evening (January 23) at 7 PM.. Burial, in Restvale Cemetery, will be at the convenience of the family.
    Reverend Jeffrey Haugaard


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Posted at 08:02pm
We will always cherish all the wonderful memories of Uncle Jimmy in our hearts. Please accept our heartfelt condolences - Greg, Grace & Maddi Benn
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Posted at 04:54pm
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss our thoughts are with you at this difficult time
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Laura Teeter

Posted at 05:51pm
Freda and family-I was so sorry to read about Jim's passing. Even though it has been a few years since I worked with you,Freda,at the bank the memories I have of all of you still remain. You are all in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

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