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James John "Jim"

December 12, 1929 – September 9, 2018

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Obituary for James John "Jim" Scully

December 12, 1929 – September 9, 2018
Formerly of Cornwall on Hudson, NY

Jim Scully, a former resident of Cornwall on Hudson, NY entered into eternal rest on September 9, 2018 at Wingate at Beacon, Beacon, NY. He was 88 years old.

The son of the late Austin Scully and Beatrice (Bussom) Scully, James was born on December 12, 1929 in Binghamton, NY.

James was a retired Pressman for Commercial Offset Printing in New Windsor, NY.

James honorably and proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict.

He was an avid golfer and a longtime member of Storm King Golf club. He was a diehard Yankee, NY Giant and NY Rangers fan. He was married to the love of his life for almost 50 years. Jim was a fan of practical jokes and always enjoyed being the life of the party. He will be missed greatly.

James was predeceased by his loving wife, Margaret “Peg” Scully in 2004. He is survived by his son: Kevin Scully and his wife Loriene; his daughters: Linda Scully, Joanne Quicksell and her husband James, Trish McGinn and her husband James; his son-in-law Chris Foster; his grandchildren: Kai, Teo and Shae Honda Scully, James Quicksell, Sean, Brendan and Callie McGinn and Christopher Foster; and his brother Robert Scully. James was also predeceased by his daughter Mary Foster, his infant son James and his brother Eugene Scully.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 13th at Quigley Bros. Funeral Home, 337 Hudson St. Cornwall-On-Hudson NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 14th at St. Thomas of Canterbury Church, 340 Hudson Street, Cornwall-On-Hudson, NY. Cremation will follow the Mass at Cedar Hill Crematory, Middle Hope, NY.

Memorial Contributions in James’ name may be made to Dementia Society of America, PO Box 600, Doylestown, PA 18901.

Arrangements are entrusted to Quigley Bros. Funeral Home; to send condolences or to get directions to the funeral home, please go to


When Thursday, September 13, 2018 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Quigley Bros. Funeral Home
337 Hudson Street
Cornwall On Hudson, NY 12520

Service Information

Friday, September 14, 2018 11:00am
St. Thomas of Canterbury Church
340 Hudson Street
Cornwall On Hudson, NY

Interment Information

Cedar Hill Crematory
5468 Routre 9W
Newburgh, NY
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