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James W. North, Jr.

1937 - 2012 HOOSICK FALLS, NY James W. North, Jr., 75, passed away on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington, Vt.. He resided on NY Rte 7, with his wife, Carolyn (Zwiercan) North.

James was born on Feb. 23, 1937, in Bennington, Vt., son of the late James W. and Delores (Morey) North, Sr. He was educated at the one-room schoolhouse in Potter Hill and Hoosick Falls High School. James was the proud owner of North's Garage on Rte 7, in Potter Hill. He was a member of the National Guard. James liked farming, working on tractors, hunting, trapping, fishing and gardening. He was a member of the Eagles in Hoosick Falls. James was always a loving, supportive family man, a very proud husband, father and grandfather.

Survivors other than his wife, Carolyn, include his daughters, Lisa North, Lynn Richard (Robert Richard Jr.) and Leah North; sister, Alice Towne; brothers, Richard "Skip" North, Leon "Bert" North and Jeffrey Kulas; five grandchildren, Elise North-Kirkman, Robert Richard III, Samuel Richard, Thomas Richard and Alivia Richard; special niece, Melissa Colvin; also, large extended family.

James was predeceased by a sister, Mary Thomas, and brother, Thomas North.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services will be Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 11 a.m. from the MAHAR FUNERAL HOME, 43 Main St., in Hoosick Falls, NY. Burial will follow the service at Hoosick Rural Cemetery, Hoosick, NY. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4 7 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Karen McGovern Memorial Fund through the funeral home.
Published in Bennington Banner on Oct. 1, 2012
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