BOONVILLE, N.Y. —
James R. Field, 78, of
Evergreen Drive, Boonville, and formerly of Cascade Avenue,
Lowvillle, died Saturday morning, June 4, at Lewis County
Residential Healthcare Facility, where he has resided since
The funeral will be 11 a.m.
Friday, June 17, at Trinity Episcopal Church, Boonville,
with Rev. Linda M. Logan, Rector, officiating. Burial
will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Roberts Corners. Calling
hours 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 16, at Iseneker Funeral
Home, Inc., 5702 Waters Road, Lowville.
Born Dec. 24, 1932, in the Town of Barton, N,Y,, a son of
the late James G. and Anna Marie Swanson Field, he graduated
from Oneida High School in 1950 and Syracuse University
School of Forestry in 1954. After college, he worked for the
Oneida Casket Company.
A marriage to Cynthia Collier ended in divorce.
He married Eleanor J. Liscum on Oct. 12, 1974, at Lowville
United Methodist Church, with Rev. Robert Nay, officiating.
He worked for New York State Department of Environmental
Conservation from 1965-1994, upon retirement. His
memberships include: Lowville Lodge #134 F & AM , where
he served as past master and past assistant grand lecturer;
Lowville Royal Arch Masons, where he served as past high
priest; Zenith-Copenhagen Chapter OES #346, where he served
as past patron; past associate Grand Sentinel. He was
active with the Black River Valley 4-wheelers.
Mr. Field belonged to the Valley Snow Travelers and was a
longtime member of the Short Wing Piper Club, Inc.
He enjoyed hunting, 4-wheeling, snowmobiling, motorcycling,
flying his airplane and radio-controlled airplanes and loved
his dog, Kasey.
He was a
member of Lowville United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Eleanor; a daughter,
Kimberly A. Field of Melrose, Massachusetts; a sister and
her husband, Judith A. and Paul Jones of Vassalboro, Maine;
nieces, nephews and cousins.
may be made to the Lewis County Humane Society, P.O. Box
682, Lowville, NY 13367 or Trinity Episcopal Church, Roof
Fund, P.O. Box 151, Boonville, NY 13309 or to a charity of
may be made online at www.isenekerfuneralhome.com.
Information provided by Iseneker Funeral Home of Lowville and Newzjunky, Watertown,