James E. Higgins

Higgins, James E.

Binghamton: James E. Higgins, 86, of Binghamton, died peacefully Friday January 25, 2013 at his home. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Jeanne Higgins; his children, James A. Higgins, David M. Higgins, Paul and Brenda Higgins, Norbert A. Higgins, Andrea Higgins, Isabel Higgins; three granddaughters, Gabrielle, Chloe and Audrey Higgins. James was a devout Roman Catholic. He was a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War. He graduated from N.Y.U. Law School and was a New York State Mental Health attorney for many years. He was an avid catch and release fly fisherman and was very kind to animals. Private Funeral Services will be held at the J.A. McCormack Sons Funeral Home, 141 Main Street, Binghamton on Monday. Reverend Corey S. VanKuren will officiate. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Johnson City. Expressions of sympathy in memory of James may be made to the Humane Society, 2 Jackson St. Binghamton, NY 13903 or Wounded Warrior Project, 7020 AC Skinner Parkway, Suite 100 Jacksonville, FL 32256


Published in Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin from Jan. 27 to Jan. 29, 2013