Survived by his loving wife Margaret, and sisters-in-law Marian Doyle and Barbara Sutherland (John). Will also be missed by niece Susan Wilson (Michael), nephews Doug, Mark (Jill) and Patrick (Giselle) Sutherland, and many great-nieces and great- nephews.
A scholar and teacher, Jim was for twenty-four years a member of the English Department at Wilfred Laurier University, including a term as chairman.
Special thanks to Grand River Hospital for their weeks of care.
Private cremation will take place, no visitation or service.
Condolences for the family and donations to a charity of your choice can be arranged through the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo at www.erbgood.com or 519-745-8445.