Jeremiah J. Colwell, 42, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY — Jeremiah J. Colwell, 42, of State Street, Watertown, passed away on Dec. 26, 2022, at his home.

Jeremiah was born Dec. 6, 1980, in Phoenix, Arizona, the son of Karen J. Vanwormer and Joseph E. Colwell.

He was employed by The Arc Jefferson as a custodian at the time of his passing.

He enjoyed basketball and video games. Most of all, he loved his family.

Survivors include his mother, Karen Benway; a son, Tyler Colwell; his maternal grandmother, Lucille Vanwormer; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

Services will be held privately by the family.

Arrangements are with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home.

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