James Purcell

James R. Purcell

Friday, August 7th, 1942 - Thursday, December 24th, 2020
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HALFMOON James R. Purcell, 78, of Vosburgh Mobile Home Park passed away Thursday December 24, 2020 at St. Peter’s Hospice. Born in Tory he was the son of the late James A. and Marjorie Campbell Purcell.

Jim had been employed for many years as a tractor trailer driver for the Grand Union Co. and later for Price Chopper.

He is the husband of Carol Rock Purcell and father of James E. Purcell of Cohoes, Kathleen McCormick (Scott) of Waterford and the late Debra Valcik. He is predeceased by his brother John Purcell. 9 Grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1 Penny Ln, Latham, NY 12110
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    Saint Mary's Cemetery
    Middletown Road
    WATERFORD, NY 12188
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Sheilah Brust

Posted at 03:44pm
Dear Carol, Kathy and Jimmy, We are so sorry for your loss of Jim. We can remember the great times we had over the years especially playing yard darts on Lighthall Ave. Our deepest sympathy to you all.
Sheilah and Tom

Paula Purcell

Posted at 12:09am
He will be greatly missed by all. I wish to express my deepest sympathy. Paula Purcell

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