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James Jerome Mulvihill Obituary


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“Sue,Steven,Sharon,Rick,Jim,Danny,Janice,Sandy, I am so sorry for the loss of your dad. We have some wonderful memories of our times as teenagers at...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Amy Myers - Utica, NY

“A fine man, a horseman from a by-gone era, a generous friend. He is missed and shall be long remembered. ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Leigh Lain, DVM - Sauquoit, NY

“Dear Steve, Jane, Diane & Jack, We just found out today that Jim had passed away. I spoke to him many times at your parties and was impressed...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: David & Claudia Mallen - NY

“Dear Jim, Cathy, David, Christine and Jimmy: I was so sorry to read of the passing of your dear Dad and Grandfather. Please know that he and you,...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Michele Simmen - Whitesboro, NY

“Sandy and Family I am so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and keeping you all in my prayers. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Mary Beth VanDenbergh - Deansboro, NY

“Our deepest Sympathy to the family. My father sends his prayers and thoughts. My dad worked for Jim years ago building homes. He said that he has...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Carolyn Sherman Mayton - SC

“Ashley , I am so sorry to hear of your loss. May the Lord give you and your Family the comfort and strength you need right now.If there is anything I...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Michele Garcia - Utica, NY

“My deepest sympathy to a family I have known since the 7th grade, if you need anything please dont hesitate to ask and please keep in touch, your dad...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Nas ElMeir - Utica, NY

“Sharon, I read with deep sadness of the passing of your Dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Beverly Burke - Utica, NY

“I wanted to tell you how sorry I am to hear of James' passing. I enjoyed having him in the Pulmonary Rehab program. He was a great guy, he was my...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Patrick Dooley - Ilion, NY

“My condolences to Jim's family. We will miss our good friend at the MWPAI pottery studio. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Scot Foley - Utica, NY


Mr. James Jerome Mulvihill, 83, of New Hartford, died July 25, 2011, after many months of health complications due to a horseback riding accident. He was born January 29, 1928, in Utica, NY, son of the late Patrick H. and Anna Schilling Mulvihill. He married Joyce E. Snyder on September 25, 1954 and she died on January 21, 2009. On December 11, 1950, Jim enlisted in the Army and was assigned to the 5th Regimental Combat Team during the Korean War. After the war, he built many homes in the Town of New Hartford. Jim was also an accomplished artist and enjoyed many years sculpting clay with the students in class at the Munson Williams. He displayed his art at many shows, and art events and has won many awards. Jim was a skilled western horseback rider and rode throughout his life. He enjoyed spending the summers with his family and friends at his Brantingham Lake camp. He will be sorely missed by his family members that assisted in his care for over a year. He leaves four daughters, four sons, 19 grandchildren and one great grandson, Sharon Mulvihill of New Hartford, Steven and Jane Mulvihill of New Hartford, Richard Mulvihill of White Lake, Suzanne and David Firsching of Frankfort, Janice and Mark Wiswell of West Winfield, James, Jr. and Cathleen Mulvihill of Remsen, Daniel and Meg Mulvihill of New Hartford and Sandra and Brian McIntosh of New Hartford; randchildren, Drew Locascio, Ryan Locascio, Eric Locascio, Sarah Mulvihill, Diane Mulvihill, Jack Mulvihill,, Ricki Mulvihill, Ashley Mulvihill, Elliott Husted, Christine Mulvihill, David Mulvihill, Jimmy Mulvihill, Allie Mulvihill, Thomas Mulvihill, Shawna Mulvihill, Madeline McIntosh, Lachlan McIntosh, Callahan McIntosh, Cormac McIntosh, and great grandson, Axel Eisenhut; one brother, Thomas Mulvihill of Clinton and one sister-n-law, Connie Mulvihill who was married to his predeceased brother, Donald Mulvihill. He also leaves brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Gilbert Jones of New Hartford, William & Pat Snyder of Utica, Gerald & Barbara Snyder of Oregon and Nancy Zalatan of Allentown, PA. Special thanks to his niece Donna Mulvihill who assisted in his care and to all of the nursing staff at The Pines. There are no public calling hours. Relatives and friends are most welcome to attend Jim's Funeral Mass on Thursday at 12:00 at St. John the Evangelist Church, New Hartford. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery with Military Honors. Family and friends can make donations to The Arts Center in Old Forge called View or Munson Williams Proctor Institute in memory of Jim. Arrangements are with Dimbleby, Friedel, Williams & Edmunds Funeral Home, New Hartford

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