Obituary of James L Say
Westfield- James L. “ Jim” Say, age 72, of Beckman Ave., Westfield, NY passed away Monday morning August 31,2020, at home surrounded by loving his family.
Jim was born on June 1,1948 in Bruin, Pa., the son of the late Palmer and Indianola (Fair) Say. He graduated from AC Valley High School in 1966 and married the love pf his life, E. Jean Barger on September 1, 1970; they had resided in Clarion, Pa and Erie, Pa. prior to coming to Westfield more than 43 years ago.
Jim graduated from as a draftsman from Triangle Tech in Pittsburgh, Pa and worked as a draftsman for Welch’s in Westfield and GE in Erie, Pa. before retiring from ALSTAR Ambulance in Dunkirk as an EMT. He was a former Chief of the Westfield Fire Dept and was an active member and supporter of the Westfield Fireman’s Exempt Association.
Family was paramount to Jim and he loved spending time with them, especially his grandchildren. In his spare time he enjoyed watching the Lone Ranger, Roy Rogers and the Game Show Network. He also liked to put together all different types of jigsaw puzzles. He was a beloved husband, loving father and a cherished grandfather.
Survivors include two sons, Gary ( Tabitha) Say of Mayville, NY and Brian Say of Westfield. He is further survived by two wonderful grandchildren, Connor and Mackenzie Say of Mayville; a brother, William “Bill” ( Sherry) Say of Parker, Pa.; a sister, Viola Fulmer of Tavernier, Fla.; and his third grandchild and canine companion “ Bailee”.
In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, E. Jean (Barger) Say and three brothers, Eugene, Thomas and Dennis Say.
Relatives and friends may call from 6 to 8 PM on Thursday, September 3,2020 at the Mason Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St. Westfield, NY. Funeral Services and burial will be private in the Union Cemetery.
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