James N. Duell, 68, of Oswego went home to be with the Lord on November 18, 2010.
Born in Phoenix, NY, he was the son of the late Norman and Bessie (Hess) Duell. He worked for Niagara Mohawk for 26 years, retiring in 1994. He was an avid fisherman and loved the outdoors. Jim found great joy in his family and friends, especially his children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Lance Duell.
Jim is survived by his wife of 47 years, Roberta; two children, Kristopher (Tanga) Duell of Brockport and Kimberly (Michael) Boyle of Cicero; six grandchildren, Alex and Sara Boyle, Kyle, Lauren, Ryan and Heather Duell; one sister, Sue (Mike) Maliszewski of Phoenix; and by his aunt, Winona Gifford of Radisson.
A calling hour will be 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday with a funeral service to follow at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Volney.
Contributions in memory of Jim may be made to the American Lung Association of New York State, 155 Washington Ave., Suite 210, Albany, NY 12210.
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.