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James F. Looman

November 15, 2012
The Leader Herald

Mr. James F. Looman, 68, of School Street, Nelliston, passed away peacefully on November 12, 2012, at Little Falls Hospital with his loving family at his side after a long illness.

He was born on September 21, 1944, in the Town of Danube, son of the late Velma (Harlow) Looman. On February 5, 1966, he was united in marriage with Denise Smith. They recently celebrated 46 years of marriage.

James worked for Agway for over 30 years. He was a very hard worker. Together with his wife, Denise, they were owners of Dee's Video in Fort Plain. Most of all, he was a very loving husband, father and grandfather.

Survivors include his wife, Denise; his three children, James S. Looman and his wife, Glenda of St. Johnsville, Michelle Hext and Jay Putnam of Springfield Center, and Renee Swank and her husband, Joe, of St. Johnsville; his seven grandchildren, Anthony and Kasie Hext, James C. and Aric Looman, Emile and Eryka Swank and Jamie Putnam; his brothers, Wayne Looman and his wife, Brenda and Theodore Looman; and his sister, Violet Harwick and her husband, Robert; and several nieces and nephews.

In keeping with James' wishes, there are no calling hours. A graveside service will be held Monday, November 19, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Cemetery in Fonda, with the Rev. David A. Johnson officiating.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the third floor staff at Little Falls Hospital for the loving and personal care they gave to James and his entire family. They went above and beyond. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in James' name be made to the H.C. Smith Benefit Club, 538 Crum Creek Road, St. Johnsville, NY 13452 or to a local charity of your choice.

To offer an online message of sympathy, please go to The family is being cared for by the Enea Family Funeral Home, 9 Center St., St. Johnsville (518-568-2300); John P. Lewandowski, funeral director.



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