James O. Lacelle, age 90, resident of Richland since 1989, passed away Tuesday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. James was born March 3, 1931, in Sandy Creek, the son of G. Clarke and Marguerite Waggoner Lacelle. He graduated from Cinncinatus High School in 1948, and he attended Houghton College. James served in the Unites States Navy from 1950 until 1954 during the Korean War. He was married to Dorothy Yaddow Lacelle in 1982. James was employed by GE in Syracuse for over 40 years, retiring n 1994.
Surviving, are his wife, Dottie, one brother, John Lacelle of Orwell and several grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. He was predeceased by his two children, Dave and Sheryl Lacelle.
A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski.