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March 11, 2013

James S. Stilson

James S. Stilson

SIDNEY — James Sumner Stilson 70, of Sidney, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2013, at his home.

He was born July 29, 1942, son of Carroll and Helena Stilson in Walton.

Jim worked as a truck driver in the area until he retired and was an “Awesome Grandpa.”

He is survived by his father, Carroll Stilson, Masonville; two daughters, Sharon Greco, Sidney and Linda and Lloyd Hunt, Unadilla; two sons, James C. Stilson, Florida and Robert J. Stilson, Sidney; brother, William and Beatrice Stilson, Texas; sister, Rose Marie Stilson, Oneonta; the mother of his children, Carolyn Ortiz, Unadilla; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his Mother; great-granddaughter, Tiffany Hitt; and brother, Richard Stilson.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday, March 14, 2013, at C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, Sidney. Funeral services will follow at noon.

Burial will be in Ouleout Valley Cemetery in Franklin.

The family would like to thank their Hospice Team, Kelly, Jamie, Mark and Garrett for their care and compassion.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Catskill Area Hospice & Palliative Care, 1 Birchwood Drive, Oneonta, NY 13820.

Condolences and memories may be shared online at

Arrangements by C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney.

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