James J. Sheldon
May 22, 1926 - September 15, 2011
James J. Sheldon, 85, of Lakeland, passed away Thursday Sept. 15, 2011, at Iroquois Nursing Home. Born in Solvay on Sunday Aug. 22, 1926, he was the son of Peter and Maria Sheldon. A lifetime resident of Camillus, he was an Army veteran of WWII. Jim retired from Allied Chemical and was a 40-year club member. He was also a member of the Solvay VFW. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, winters in Florida and spending time with his family.
Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Edith; children, James (Carol) Sheldon of Camillus, Cindy Dones of Fremont, California and Robert Sheldon of Syracuse; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
There were no services. Arrangements were by the Buranich Funeral Home, Camillus.
The family would like to thank St. Joseph’s Hospital, the 2nd floor staff of Iroquois Nursing Home and Hospice of CNY for their wonderful care.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Jim’s memory to Iroquois Nursing Home, 4600 Southwood Heights, Jamesville, NY 13078 or to Hospice of CNY, 990 Seventh North St., Liverpool, NY 13088. Please share condolences at buranichfuneralhome.com.