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James E. Wightman, 80; Oswego Native Pursued Insurance Career

IN MEMORIAM: James E. Wightman, 80;

Oswego Native Pursued Insurance Career

James Wightman

COOPERSTOWN – James E. Wightman, 80, died Monday, March 11, 2019, at Cooperstown Center.

Jim was born May 25, 1938, in Colosse Hamlet, Oswego County, to Charles and Marie Wightman. He graduated from Cooperstown Central School, Class of 1956.

Jim married Carol Payne of Watertown in 1963 and Linda Cartin in 1975. Both marriages ended in divorce, but the three of them remained lifelong friends.

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