James R. Field

June 5, 2011  

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 May 13.

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.

Contributions 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 one’s choice.

Condolences may be made online at www.isenekerfuneralhome.com

Information provided by Iseneker Funeral Home of Lowville and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.