With family at his side, James passed away at St. Paul's Hospital on March 4, 2017. James is survived by his partner Shirley, Daughter Cheryl (Mert), daughter-in-law Iris Balcombe, grandchildren Lori (Ward), Brian, Erika (Mark), and Henry (Tammy), six great-grandchildren and sister Margaret Taman. James was predeceased by wife Maggie, son Gary, granddaughter Shelley and four sisters. James loved gardening, fishing, woodworking and family get-togethers. He took pride in the accomplishments of his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. His love, compassion and work ethic are carried on by those left behind.