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1936 James 2020

James K. Wilson

November 6, 1936 — January 15, 2020

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
Please consider leaving a condolence in memory of Jim at: doranfuneralhom

Service Details.


When: Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Doran Funeral Home
Address: 4 East Bayard Street Seneca Falls, New York 13148


When: Friday, January 24th, 2020 10:00am
Location: Trinity Episcopal Church
Address: 27 Fall St. Seneca Falls, New York 13148

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