December 1st, 1938 – June 27th, 2024

Beloved husband to Susan (nee Patterson) for 62 years. Father of Christine Koehler (Stephen), Laura Wagstaffe, Kelly Dupuy (Paul). Grandfather to Shannon Koehler, Sarah Koehler (Sam), Luc Dupuy, Eric Dupuy, and Emily Dupuy. Great-grandfather to Sebastian James Boudreau.

Jim grew up in East Hamilton and spent a lot of time in the Wagstaffe Jam Factory. He worked for Manulife Financial for 32 years, and volunteered at McMaster Hospital for 20 years. Jim also volunteered at the Buckhorn Community Centre for 40 years, especially for the Fine Art Show. Jim spent winters in Winter Haven, Florida, and summers at the cottage in Buckhorn. He is predeceased by brothers Paul and Doug, sister Joan Howard and niece Carolyn Westoby. Jim is survived by his brother Mike (Jan), and many nieces and nephews.

Thank you to the staff at Juravinski Hospital for their care and compassion. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will be held at Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas, on Saturday, July 6th 2024, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Donations can be made to Parkinson’s Canada and The Cancer Assistance Program.