James “Jim” J. Montgomery passed away on March 8th, 2019. He was born in Donaghmore, County Tryone, Northern Ireland in 1933. His parents and twin sister immigrated to the United States when he was 14. Jim graduated from Houghton College and Syracuse University. He retired from Bristol Myers Squibb after 30 years.
He is survived by his wife Dorothy, sons Brien (Theresa) and Kevin (Carol), and predeceased by his daughter Mary Kwietniak(Don). Jim was an avid fly fisherman; he enjoyed skiing, tennis, gardening, and spending time with his six grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 30th at Bellevue Heights United Methodist Church at 2pm. A calling hour will be from 1-2pm at the church, 2112 S. Geddes St., Syracuse, NY 13207, prior to the service. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to Bellevue Heights United Methodist Church or the Alzheimer’s Association, CNY Chapter. Leave a condolence at cremationservicesofcny.com
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