James Earl (Jimmy) Condlin
Jimmy Condlin died at his home on
Monday, January 5th, 2009 at the age of
95. He was born June 23rd, 1913 in
Sydney, Novia Scotia, son of James Edward and Marie
Condlin. He was a life long resident of Waddington,
New York and attended grade school and graduated
High School in Waddington.
He married Elizabeth Frances O’Brien on
April 30, 1941 in Brooklyn New York and the couple
raised five children together.
He was self employed and ran several
successful small businesses in the town of
Waddington. He was the co-owner of Condlin
Brother’s Plumbing and Heating and owner of a
laundermat and two grocery stores. He also worked
for the United States Postal Service for many
years. Mr. Condlin worked as a general handyman
well into his eighties and enjoyed an active and
healthy life until shortly before his death.
He was a Charter member of the St.
Mary’s Knights of Columbus for fifty years and a
life long member of the Waddington Fish and Game
Club and active in many community projects.
Mr. Condlin is survived by his wife,
Elizabeth, his sister, Jane Burke, his daughter
Grace and husband George Mattern of Phenix City
Alabama and his daughter-in-law, Hilde Condlin of
Schweinfurt, Germany. He is also survived by three
sons, John and his wife Tina of Maui, Hawaii,
Charles and his wife Mary of Austin, Texas, and
Richard of Waddington. He is survived by numerous
grandchildren and great-grandchildren and will be
He was pre-deceased by his son, James
Condlin, his grandson, David Mattern and his
brother, Charles Condlin.
The family will receive family and
friends at Phillips Memorial Home, Waddington, NY on
Thursday evening from 6-9 PM. A Memorial Mass will
be held at St. Mary’s Church in the early summer.
Donations may be made to St. Joseph’s
Nursing Home, 950 Linden Street, Ogdensburg, New