DEKALB JUNCTION, N.Y. (WWNY) - James C. Spadaccini, 86, of DeKalb Junction, died on January 7, 2021, at United Helpers Maplewood, Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, DeKalb Junction, has been entrusted with arrangements. There will be a graveside service in the spring at the Union Cemetery, DeKalb Junction.
Jim is survived by his sons, Joseph and his wife Jodie Spadaccini of DeKalb Junction, Tomme and his wife Michelle Spadaccini of Vernon, CT, sister in laws, Frieda Spadaccini of Canton and Gloria Spadaccini of Russell, grandchildren, Anthony Spadaccini and companion Brie Gleason of South Glen Falls, Shawn Spadaccini and his companion Emily Pinckney of Canton, Jason Spadaccini and Matthew Spadaccini of Vernon, CT, several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased his siblings, Phillip Spadaccini, Michael Spadaccini, Nicholas Spadaccini and Mary Dawson.
He was born on February 19, 1934 in the Town of DeKalb, to the late, Antonio and Anna Autunna Spadaccini. Jim graduated from the DeKalb High School in 1952 and married Sylvia “Sue” Bush on May 14, 1960 at St. Henry’s Church, DeKalb Junction, she predeceased him on January 17, 2012. He worked as a custodian at the Hermon School and then the Hermon Dekalb Central School until his retirement in 1999. While he was working at the school he also worked as a cheesemaker at Kraft in Canton. He made many friends while he worked at Hermon DeKalb Central School. He was a parishioner of St. Henry’s Church and St. Mary’s Church, a member of the DeKalb Hermon and Senior Citizen Club.
He was a Yankee and University of Connecticut girls’ basketball fan. He enjoyed gardening and trains.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Society of the United Helpers, 732 Ford Street, Ogdensburg, NY, 13669.
Online condolences can be made at www.allendeneshafuneralhome.com.