James Harrington, 60

OSWEGO, NY – James Harrington, 60, a resident of Oswego, passed away Sunday June 9, 2013, at Oswego Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Oswego, he was the son of the late Charles E. and Marjorie (Dowd) Harrington.

James Harrington
James Harrington

James was a supervisor for more than 30 years at Alcan/Novelis, retiring in 2003.

He enjoyed old movies, was a Sci-fi fan, and a history buff.

James was a loving single parent who enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren and loved his dogs.

He was a helping hand to many people, asking nothing in return.

Surviving is one daughter, Cherie (Mark) Barker of Oswego; one son, James (Stephany) Harrington of Oswego; one brother, Charles (Wendy) Harrington of Oswego; two sisters, Sallie Cappel of Fruitland Park, Fla. and Barbara (Timothy) Kraft of Oswego; six grandchildren, Mark Barker Jr., Nathan Barker, Jacob Harrington, Audrey Harrington, Cassandra Barker and Brianna Harrington; several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held 7 p.m. Thursday at Nelson Funeral Home, 11 W. Albany St., Oswego, following calling hours from 4-7 p.m.

Burial will be private in New Haven Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, National Processing Center, Attn: Honor and Memorial Gifts, PO Box 1245, Albert Lea, MN 56007.

Nelson Funeral Home has care of arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at www.nelson-funeralhome.com


  1. Jim was not only a wonderful family man he was a wonderful brother in law to me. You are now one of gods angels and I know my dad has already hugged you. He loved you very much

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