James W. Haley

December 22, 1932 ~ March 5, 2018 (age 85)

James W. Haley, Sr. 

Williston, VT


It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of James W. Haley, Sr. on March 5, 2018 after a lengthy illness. 


James was born December 22, 1932 in Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, to Walter and Erma (Severson) Haley. Upon graduation from Oakland High School, James enlisted in the Army. Upon discharge James spent two years working for the Erie Railroad then began what would be his career at IBM as a maintenance technician.


James married Joan Landers on July 6, 1958 and together they raised three sons.  


James is survived by his wife of 59 years Joan, and his three sons James, Jr., Timothy and his wife Linda, and Jonathan and his wife Marilyn.  Also surviving are seven grandchildren and 6 great-granchdildren. James will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved him. 


Visiting hours will be Friday, March 9, 2018 between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Corbin and Palmer Funeral Home, 9 Pleasant Street, Essex Junction, VT.  A service will be held Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 10 a.m. at Corbin and Palmer Funeral Home.


In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to APDA Vermont Chapter, Department of Neurology, 1 South Prospect Street, Arnold 2, Burlington, VT 05401.

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