BELMONT - Jason James Latham, 16, of 5938 Easton Road, passed away Saturday (Feb. 2, 2013) at home following a two-year battle with cancer.
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He was born Aug. 6, 1996, in Hornell, the son of James and Anne (Sheroshick) Latham.
Jason was a sophomore at Alfred-Almond Central School and was a member of the FFA. He was proud to be employed at EPX of Alfred and Hornell. He loved to work on the family farm, with a special interest in his chicken enterprise. He was an avid hunter who loved the outdoors and kayaking on Keuka Lake.
Surviving in addition to his parents, are his grandmother, Maxine Latham of Belmont; a brother, Michael Latham of Andover; a sister, Theresa Latham of Corning; two nephews, Christopher and Westin; as well as several aunts, uncles and cousins; and special friends Kody Stinson, Sue Kennedy, Nikki Sekoll, Tanya and A.J. Lehman, Tonia Tinker, Wade Olin, David Ermer, and Ellianna Chroniger.
He was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, Eugene Latham; and his maternal grandparents, Louis and Ellen "Skip" Sheroshick.
Friends are invited to call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday (Feb. 7, 2013) at the Bender, Brown and Powers Funeral Home, 354 Canisteo St., Hornell. The funeral will follow at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with Bill Baker, an elder at the Alfred-Almond Bible Church, presiding. Burial will be in Fairlawn Cemetery in Scio.
The family suggests memorial donations be made to Ronald McDonald House, 333 Westmoreland Drive, Rochester, NY 14620.
To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Olean Times Herald from Feb. 3 to Mar. 4, 2013