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James T. Whelan SAUGERTIES-James T. Whelan(Big Jim), 78, of Edith Ave. died Saturday, April 19, 2014 at the Kingston Hospital after a short illness. Born July 29, 1935 in Brooklyn he was the son of the late James and Katherine Whelan. A United States Army Veteran he served from 1955-1957. A Saugerties area resident for many years and a long time executive at IBM in Kingston. An avid golfer he held memberships at the Woodstock, Wiltwyck and Sawyerkill Golf Courses. He was a loyal New York Giants Football fan and had served as a member of the Town of Saugerties Zoning Board. Predeceased by his wife, Jean, survived by four sons: James and his wife Kristan of Saugerties, Gary and Glen of N.C., Jeff and his wife Kimberly of Ulster Park; and daughter: Geanine with her husband James Eisel of Grand Gorge; two brothers: Robert of Port Ewen and Kenneth of Boston. He has been blessed with 17 grandchildren and three great- grandchildren. His Funeral Service will take place 3 p.m. Thursday at the Seamon-Wilsey Funeral Home, Inc. Cor. Of John & Lafayette Streets, Saugerties. Friends will be received Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Expressions of condolence may be shared with the family at www.SeamonWilseyFuneralHo me.com
Published in Daily Freeman on Apr. 21, 2014
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