Obituary of James B. Widger
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James B. Widger of Derby, NY, passed Saturday, February 11, 2023 at home surrounded by family and friends, he was 58. Beloved husband of Carol (Iafallo) Widger. Loving and selfless father of James Widger Jr. and Abigail Widger. Son of the late Rita and Boyd Widger. He was preceded in death by his brother-in-law Christopher A. Bovenzi and is survived by his sister Kari W. Bovenzi, M.D. Jim is also survived by numerous friends and his family who he cherished. We welcome friends and family to celebrate Jim on Wednesday, February 15, 2023 from 3-8 PM at the ADDISON FUNERAL HOME, INC. 262 N. MAIN ST. Angola, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10AM at Blessed John Paul II Church, Lakeview, NY. Please assemble at the church. Jim was an incredibly hardworking Self-Employed Contractor at Evans Nursery. He and Carol were married for 33 years filled countless happy memories. Jim’s proudest accomplishment in life was being an outstanding, selfless, and caring husband and father. He was an active member of the local community, spending several years as a coach, becoming a second dad to many. A lifetime athlete, he especially cherished his years wrestling at Lake Shore High School and Sunday softball with Sack Fly at the town park. A master of BBQ, gentle soul, and perpetual optimist with some epic hair is how we will all remember Jim. He was deeply loved by many and left a mark on everyone he met. Share your memories and condolences at addisonfuneralhome.comTo plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of James Widger, please visit our Tree Store
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Addison Funeral Home Inc.
262 N. Main Street
Angola, New York, United States
Mass of Christian Burial
10:00 am - 10:45 am
Thursday, February 16, 2023
St. John Paul II Parish
Lake View, New York, United States
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