James M. Woods

James M. Woods, 59, of Rt. 646 Gifford, passed away, Monday, April 29, 2019, at his residence.

Born on June 1, 1959, in Olean, NY, he was the son of the late James C. and Edith (Ferbert) Woods. 

James was a 1977 graduate of Limestone High school.

On June 20, 1981 in Limestone, NY, he married Yvette P. (Baits) Woods, who survives.

He worked for Pittsburgh Corning for 28 years, and as a Fireman and Conductor for the Knox-Kane Railroad, for 14 years.

Jim was a avid hobbyist and liked model railroads, and camping.

He was a member of the National Rifle Association, Niagara Live Steam, a garden sized Railroad Club

He is survived by his wife Yvette, of 37 years, two daughters Carisa (Steven) Miner of Chesterfield, VA and Brittany (Robert) Burich of Gifford, four grandchildren, Aurora Burich, Noah Miner, and twins Riley Miner and Dakota Miner, a sister Penny (the late Jeffery) Lattery of Limestone, NY.

He was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.

Family will receive friends on Thursday, May 2, 2019, from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc. 33 South Ave., where funeral services will be held  at 6;00pm with Rev. Max Simms, Pastor of the Hilltop Baptist Church, officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Schipperkee Rescue 2360 Dairy Rd Lancaster, PA 17601. 

Online condolences may be expressed at www.hollenbeckcahill.com

 

 

HOLLENBECK-CAHILL Funeral Home

33 South Avenue • Bradford, PA 16701

All Condolences -

So sorry for your loss. Jim was an awesome neighbor. Even though I haven''t lived across the road for a few years I was saddened to hear of his passing. Your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
— Lisa Tarbox

Was so sorry to hear of Jims passing. I enjoyed talking to him when he came into the Gifford PO. So sorry Yvette and family for your loss.
— Pam Fry

So sorry. Jim was a good true friend. I have so many stories that will remain with me always. Rest in peace Jim.
— Bill Connor

TO THE FAMILY ,SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. A MAN OF MANY TALES AND EXPERIENCES TO SHARE I''M SURE HES RIDING THE RAILS INTO THE SUNSET.
— Rich Distrola

Condolences

  • So sorry for your loss. Jim was an awesome neighbor. Even though I haven''t lived across the road for a few years I was saddened to hear of his passing. Your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

    — Lisa Tarbox
  • Was so sorry to hear of Jims passing. I enjoyed talking to him when he came into the Gifford PO. So sorry Yvette and family for your loss.

    — Pam Fry
  • So sorry. Jim was a good true friend. I have so many stories that will remain with me always. Rest in peace Jim.

    — Bill Connor
  • TO THE FAMILY ,SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. A MAN OF MANY TALES AND EXPERIENCES TO SHARE I''M SURE HES RIDING THE RAILS INTO THE SUNSET.

    — Rich Distrola