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25 Broad Street
Hamilton, NY 13346
Phone: 315-824-2417
Fax: 315-825-3526
James Shaheen

James J. Shaheen

March 7, 1925 - March 10, 2019
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James J. Shaheen, 94, of North Main St., Sherburne, NY, passed away Sunday, March 10, 2019 at the Valley View Nursing Home in Norwich, NY.
He was born March 7, 1925 in Utica, NY a son of Anthony and Amelia Sadd Shaheen and received his education in Utica and Sherburne schools. On October 12, 1957, James married Mary Giaquinto at St. Malachy’s Church in Sherburne, a loving union of 61 years. Jim had worked in the family store, and later at the Canasawacta Country Club in Norwich until retiring. He loved sports and was a fan of the NY Yankees and Syracuse University teams. Jim was a marvelous cook who enjoyed making delicious meals for his family.
He was a communicant of St. Malachy’s Church, Sherburne.
Surviving are his wife, Mary; his children, Cynthia and Richard Lollman and Michael Shaheen, all of Sherburne; grandchildren, Kristopher and Jayson Lollman of Plantation, FL; step-grandson, Matthew Lollman of Ardmore, OK; step-great-grandchildren, Ethan and Samuel Lollman. Also surviving are sister-in-law, Ann Giaquinto of Sherburne, and her son, William Giaquinto of Greene; sister-in-law, Martha Giaquinto of Ithaca, and her daughter, Pamela Schroer of Berkshire, NY; many special nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by a sister, Lucy Marano, and three brothers, Joseph, David and Louie Shaheen.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12pm Friday, March 15, 2019 at St. Malachy’s Church, Sherburne.
Interment in St. Malachy’s Cemetery will be at a later date.
Friends are invited to call at the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 10 S. Main St., Sherburne on Thursday from 6-8pm. The rosary will be recited at 6pm.
Contributions in his memory may be made to St. Malachy’s Church, PO Box 722, Sherburne, NY 13460
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  • First Visitation

    March 14, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    March 14, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Homes, Inc., Sherburne
    10 South Main St.
    SHERBURNE, NY 13460
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  • Funeral Mass

    March 15, 2019 | 12:00pm
    March 15, 2019 12:00pm
    St. Malachy's Church
    East State St.
    Sherburne, NY 13460
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    Fr. Darr Schoenhoffen
  • Interment

    St. Malachy's Cemetery
    School St.
    SHERBURNE, NY 13460
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mcdaniel family

Posted at 06:57pm
Extending our sincerest condolences.


Posted at 12:23pm
My condolences to the family. Please be comforted by the bibles promise of the resurrection. John 5:28,29, Acts 24:15.

Mark & Cindy Osowski Gardiner

Posted at 03:23pm
Love, hugs, thoughts and prayers are with you all and cherish all of the great times and memories that you shared!

Posted at 04:03pm
Dear Mary, Cyndi, Dick, Michael and family, How saddened we are to hear of your loss. Jim will be remembered in our daily prayers. May he rest in peace. With our deepest sympathy, Frank and Bonnie Bianchi P. S. Didn't know Jim and Frank shared the same birthday, 3/7! God bless all of you in this most difficult time.

Courtney Abbruzzese

Posted at 08:47pm
Kris, Jayson. Cyndi, Dick, Mary and family I'm so sorry for your loss. Losing a loved one is never easy especially when they've been a part of our life for so long are all in my thoughts and prayers love you very much.

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