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Obituary - James E. (Jim) Bugbee

James E. (Jim) Bugbee

Date of Passing: July 12th, 2008

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James E. (Jim) Bugbee, 58, of North Brookfield, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2008 at the Faxton-St. Luke's Healthcare Center in New Hartford, with his family and friends by his side. He was born February 22, 1950, in Utica, the son of the late Everett and Josephine Furner Bugbee and was a graduate of Brookfield Central School. Jim was employed for 11 years with Chicago-Pneumatic in Utica, for 23 years with Kraft in Edmeston and was most recently employed with the Lutheran Homes in Clinton. He attended St. Bernard's Church in Waterville. Jim was a devoted family man and was an avid hunter, trapper and fisherman. He was also a great story teller and enjoyed watching all types of sports. He is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Lee and Rollin Bateman of Waterville and Mary Uvanni of Paris Hill; five sisters, Sue and Fred Johnson of North Brookfield, Sharon and Roy Simmons of North Brookfield, Peg and Harold Kiel of Oriskany Falls, Vera Schachtler and her friend, Leon Slate of Oriskany Falls and Kathy Bugbee of North Brookfield; two brothers, Kevin and Pam Bugbee of North Brookfield and Stephen and Mary Anne Bugbee of North Brookfield; four grandchildren, Josh, Justin, Diona and Amanda; one aunt, Betty Jones of North Brookfield; two uncles, Jerry Furner of Waterville and Fred Furner of North Brookfield; many nieces, nephews and cousins; and a close friend, Darrell (Smoo) Warner. Jim was predeceased by a sister, Norma Ramsdall; and a brother, Jerry Bugbee. The funeral will be Wedesday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the Kloster-Northrop & Bentz Funeral Home, 210 E. Main St., Waterville. Interment will be in North Brookfield Cemetery. Calling hours are Tuesday evening from 4-7.


We would like to let you know our thoughts are with you . He was a cool guy. His stories were legend.
Ed and Emma Scott

To all in the family, we were very sorry to hear of Jim's passing. Our prayers and thoughts go out to you at this difficult time. Love Stub & Patti
Stub and Patti Johnson

I was so sorry to hear of Jim's death, but know that he had suffered. My Dad, Gene Furner, had a special relationship with Jim. They loved to talk fishing and trapping and to share a game of pitch. All of you are in my prayers. Bea
Beatrice Furner

i am so sorry to hear about it i used to talk to him when he walk up the road from frances ditch and family
frances ditch