OGDENSBURG -- James C. Lovely, 68, of Paterson Street, passed away on Thursday, June 8, 2017, at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center.
Per his request there will be no calling hours or funeral services.
Arrangements are entrusted to Frary Funeral Home.
James is survived by his wife, Tina; his two sons, Shawn Lovely of Ogdensburg and Michael Lovely of Canada; five brothers, Donald O’shea, and Richard Lovely both of Ogdensburg, NY, and Tom Lovely and Gene Lovely both of Florida and John Lovely of Norfolk, NY; three sisters, Ellen Washburn of Ogdensburg and Rena and her husband, Jay Rolfe of Ogdensburg and Katie Chevrier of Glens Falls, NY and one granddaughter, Kaitlyn Lovely and many aunts, uncles and cousins. James is predeceased by both parents, Eugene Lovely and Rita Strack Lovely, one sister, Patricia Thivierge and a brother, Kenneth Lovely and another brother, Thomas O’Shea, who died in infancy.
James was born on December 24, 1948, in Ogdensburg, the son of Eugene and Rita Strack Lovely.
He graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy in 1967.
Mr. Lovely entered the United States Army in 1969 and was honorably discharged in 1972.
James first went to work for Trivilino Bakery, later working for Haskell’s Taxi. Mr. Lovely later opened Carry All Taxi and managed Jim’s Market Place.
James married Tina Perry on January 6, 2016, after a forty-four year courtship.
Online condolences may be made at www.fraryfuneralhome.com/obituaries.