Eleanor A. (Chambers) James, 79, of Heuvelton

A private memorial service for Eleanor A. (Chambers) James, 79, of Heuvelton, NY, will be held at the family’s convenience.(Funeral home)

HEUVELTON, New York (WWNY) – A private memorial service for Eleanor A. (Chambers) James, 79, of Heuvelton, NY, will be held at the family’s convenience. A celebration of life with family and friends will be held on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at 2:00 p.m., at AMVETS in Heuvelton. Interment will be at Hillcrest Cemetery in the spring. Arrangements are in the care and direction of Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg. Mrs. James died on Tuesday, February 22, 2022, in the care of St. Lawrence Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, surrounded by her loving family.

Eleanor is survived by four sons, Lyle James and his partner, Cassie Caldwell, of Heuvelton, NY, Robert James of Heuvelton, NY, Douglas James and his wife, Tina, of Lisbon, NY, and Gregory James of Heuvelton, NY; two sisters, Agnes Perry of Ogdensburg, NY, and Rosemary Simmons of Heuvelton, NY; one son-in-law, Rodney Chase of Heuvelton, NY; grandchildren, Rebecca Showen and her husband, Phillip, Cammie Bouchey and her husband, Lawrence, Andrea Lalonde and her husband, Ian, Alicia Duvall, Sandra McGregor, Robert James, Chrissy LaDue, Walter James, Chelsea James and Cody James; great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Eleanor is predeceased by a daughter, Barbara Chase; six brothers, Burton Chambers, Howard Chambers, Clifford Chambers, Leon Chambers, Richard (Dicky) Chambers and Frederick Chambers; four sisters, Norma Brooks, Sharon Spicer, Gloria Mills and Ida Cummings and several nieces and nephews. Eleanor was born August 27, 1942 in Heuvelton, NY, the daughter of the late James E. and Annas (Redmond) Chambers. She attended Lisbon Central School and Heuvelton Central School. On October 8, 1959, at the Methodist Parsonage in Ogdensburg, NY, Eleanor married Walter Everette James with Reverend George Dando as officiant. He predeceased her on May 26, 1982. Eleanor worked for many years as a housekeeper and carer. Eleanor was an avid gamer, loved gardening and spending time with family and friends. She was a member of AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary #1997, Heuvelton Stomper Line Dance Team and former parishioner of Cornerstone Wesleyan Church. Donations may be made in Eleanor’s memory to AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary #1997, 107 S State St, Heuvelton, NY 13654.

Online condolences can be made at www.fraryfuneralhomes.com.

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