James W. Castle Succumbs at 74

Norfolk Man Found Dead in Bed Sunday Morning; Had Heart Ailment

(Special to the Times)


(December 14, 1872-December 22, 1946)


Norfolk, Dec. 23--James Wilbur Castle, 74, this village, was found dead in bed Sunday morning by members of his family, having suffered a heart attack. Mr. Castle had been ill with heart trouble for the past four years, but was able to be up and around each day.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at 9:30 from the Church of Visitation with Rev. Francis J. Conners, pastor, officiating. Burial will be made in St. Mary’s cemetery, Potsdam.

Mr. Castle was born in Norfolk, Dec. 14, 1872, a son of the late Alfred and Anna Grady Castle. He married Miss Mary Carbino, who died April 1, 1940. Mr. Castle had lived in the same house in Norfolk for the past 40 years. He was employed by the Norfolk Paper mill until his retirement four years ago.

Surviving Mr. Castle are four daughters, Mrs. William (Nellie) Tyo, Norfolk; Mrs. Herman (Marion) Shantie, Raymondville; Mrs. Lawrence (Ethel) Hurst, Watertown; Mrs. Clyde (Wilda) Talcott, who lived at home; one son, Francis Castle, Raymondville; three sisters, Mrs. William Manfred, Potsdam; Mrs. Henry Manfred, Norwood; Mrs. Lewis Gardner, Fulton; 24 grandchildren and seven great-grand-children.

(This obituary provided by Joan Tyo Lalonde, and appeared originally in the Monday, December 23, 1946 edition of the Watertown Daily Times).