James A. Sloan

James A. “Jim” Sloan – 86 – formerly of Johnson City, NY, died Wednesday morning (September 26, 2018) at Elderwood at Hornell Nursing Facility, where he had resided for the past seven years.

Born in Binghamton, NY on May 25, 1932, he was the son of James & Gertrude (Gorman) Sloan.

Jim grew up in Binghamton and was a graduate of Binghamton Central School (class of 1949). He later earned his Associate’s Degree in Mechanical Design from Broome County Community College.

A resident of Johnson City, NY for many years, Jim had been employed as a draftsman for IBM Corporation in Endicott, NY. He had been a communicant of St. James Catholic Church of Binghamton, served on the Alter and Rosary Society for St. Ambrose Catholic Church and for many years served as a volunteer for Meals on Wheels. He also volunteered his time by “ringing the bell” for the Salvation Army at Christmas time. Throughout his lifetime, Jim enjoyed fishing, listening to music, and rooting for the New York Yankees.

Jim was preceded in death by his wife, Ellen and also several brothers & sisters.

Surviving are 4 children, Catherine Sloan of Newport, RI, Thomas and his wife Renee Von Raub of Orlando, FL, Helen Bevelacqua of Orlando, FL; and James C. Sloan of De Funiack Springs, FL; 2 grandchildren, Thomas Marcus Von Raub and Crystal Appel; 1 great-granddaughter, Chloe Rose Appel and his first wife, Rhea Baskin of De Funiack Springs, FL.

At Jim’s request there will be no calling hours. Private services will be held at the convenience of the Family.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY.

Jim’s family request that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name be made to the Hornell Humane Society, 7649 Industrial Park Road, Hornell, NY 14843.

To leave an online condolence or share a memory, visit www.dagonfuneralhome.com.

3 Responses to “James A. Sloan”

  1. Crystal Appel says:

    LOVE! ❤️

  2. Hugh Murphy says:

    Catherine, sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad. May he rest in peace.
    Hugh Murphy

  3. Regina Neil says:

    To the family of James A.Sloan,please accept my sincere regrets for your loss my condolences to you and your family! I wanted to share with you a very comforting message from the bible holds out to our loved ones again John5:28,29) 2peter3:13)