James H. McCoy
James H. McCoy passed away on Friday, November 15, 2019. Born in Erie, PA, on October 24, 1951, he was the son of the late Howard and Rita Illig McCoy.
James worked for General Motors for 44 years, the past 13 years at GM Powertrain in Tonawanda as a tow motor operator. He enjoyed hunting, garage sales and spending time with his family.
James is survived by his wife of 33 years, Susan (nee Rohring) McCoy; father of Kenneth (Carrie) McCoy, Wesley (Kayley Smith) McCoy and Matthew McCoy; grandfather of Christian, Caiden and Kendra. He was the brother of Anne (Jon) Goodman, Constance McCoy, Mary (Mike) Ford, Kevin (Tina) McCoy, Pamela (Mike) Buckley and the late John McCoy; son-in-law of Madalyn Holt; and brother-in-law of Beth (Harry) Westfall and the late Wayne Rohring. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call on Thursday, November 21st 4-7 PM at Prudden and Kandt Funeral Home, 242 Genesee Street, with a closing prayer at 7 PM. Online condolences at pruddenandkandt.com.
Published on November 19, 2019


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Bruce Charsley
Nov 23, 2019
My condolences to Susan, on the loss of my old friend Jimmy
My prayers are with you
Brian and Laurie Wisniewski
Nov 21, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We hope your treasured memories will help ease your grief and bring you peace. God bless.
JOHN Szymanski
Nov 21, 2019
Met Jimmy at the 3rd Warders. Wonderful guy to talk to. He loved his family and cherished his Grand Children. May God Bless and watch over his family in this time of sorrow.
Barbara Bostic
Nov 21, 2019
Very sorry for your loss
Sister Joyce Kubiniec
Nov 20, 2019
Dear Family of James, I send my deepest sympathy and prayers from the
Franciscan Sisters of St. Joseph of Hamburg, NY. May loving memories of James bring you comfort and peace. God bless you.
Chris Hess (Novak)
Nov 20, 2019
Dear Connie so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to your family.
Marco Soffritti
Nov 20, 2019
Transferred to Tonawanda in 2013 and worked with Jimmy as fork lift operator since then...great guy always willing to share his knowledge with us younger guys in the plant. Rest easy brother!!! My deepest most heartfelt condolences to his entire family, you are all in my prayers!
Mark & Sharon Phillips
Nov 20, 2019
Our sincere condolences to Jim’s family. May God comfort you in this tragic time.
(Mark worked with Jim on the docks at GM).
Karl Reed
Nov 20, 2019
It was a pleasure to know and work with you as a Union brother (UAW ) at Tonawanda Powertrain. Good and fun times. You will be missed. RIP and Godspeed my friend !
Phillip and MaryAnn LeClaire
Nov 20, 2019
We are deeply sorrowful at the loss of the Family Members and Friends. May you all find peace and comfort in one another thru these devastating times.
Lynn Dodge
Nov 20, 2019
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