James Cormia

Obituary of James B. Cormia

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James B. Cormia, 63 of 435 N. Bellinger St. Herkimer passed away on Sunday November 8, 2009 at home. Jim was born on April 8, 1946 in Ilion the son of the late Howard and Marion (Donovan) Cormia. He was educated in Ilion schools and attended MVCC. Jim was employed as a computer technician with UNIVAC, MDS, Hamilton Digital most recently Par Tech in Utica. On August 1, 1970 Jim married the former Barbara Osley. Jim was a member of The Church of The Annunciation in Ilion. He was a past member of the Ilion Elk's and a member of the Elk's bowling league. He was a Ham Radio Operator and was active with local radio clubs and MUFON. Jim was a soccer referee for AYSO and was instrumental in organizing soccer in this local area. He was a local musician playing with the Delphi's, The Villagers and Chapter Two as a vocalist and lead guitarist. Jim is survived by his former wife Barb, a son Brian Cormia and a daughter Michelle Cormier all of Ilion. He also leaves an Aunt Valerie Wachtman of Ilion and a niece Jennifer Paley of Rochester. He was pre deceased by his brother, Thomas Cormia. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday November 14, 2009 at 1:30 pm at the Church of The Annunciation with the Very Rev. Anthony Barrett officiating. Interment will be in the Armory Hill cemetery at the convenience of the family. Friends may call on Saturday from 11am until 1pm at the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home Inc. 100 Otsego St. in Ilion. Memorial donations in Jim's memory may be made to Catholic Charities or the Ilion Frankfort Food Pantry. Envelopes are available at the funeral home. On line condolences and may be left and memorial candles lit at www.whiter-hendrix.com.
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