deerPeacefully at Billings Court Manor, Burlington on Thursday, November 14, 2013 in his 98th year. Beloved husband of Violet (d. 2006). Cherished father of Carol and Phil, Marilyn, Laurie and Dan. Fondly remembered by 5 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren. James was the loving brother of Marion Staples and predeceased by seven brothers and one sister. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. where a Celebration of James Life will begin at 11:30 a.m. Reception will follow in the Funeral Home Family Centre. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Book of Condolence at

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