Webster: Passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2012, at age 85. Jim was at home surrounded by his family. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Josephine; his children, Pat (Ed) Herzig, Mary Jo (Mike) Richards, James (Stacey) Talbott, Steve (Abby) Talbott, Tim (Veronika) Talbott; 8 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; brother, Raymond (Nancy) Talbott; several nieces and nephews. Jim was a WWII Veteran and Navy Signalman. His professional life included working as a Rochester City Firefighter and Sears-contracted Carpet Installer before retiring from the Rochester School for the Deaf in 1990 as Facilities Supervisor. He was also an avid golfer and bowler.
Friends may call Friday, 2-4, 6-8 PM at the funeral chapel (1031 Ridge Rd., Webster). Friends are invited to bring a written memory or photo for the family's Memory Book. A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, 10:30 at Church Of The Holy Spirit, 1355 Hatch Road, Webster. Entombment at White Haven Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the USN Armed Guard WWII Veterans or to a local VFW. To share a memory or photo of James, visit: www.anthonychapels.com.