JAMES MICHAEL COLTON 1919 - 2004 The family announces with great sorrow his death on Saturday July 3, 2004 at the Timmins and District Hospital at the age of 85 years. Predeceased by his wife Rose Colton in 2000. Survived by his children Timothy (Pat) Colton of Wellesley, Mass., Daniel (Millie) Colton of Sudbury, Thomas (Astrid) Colton of Sudbury, Michael (Yasmine) Colton of Toronto and Catherine (Stephen) Kidd of Timmins, his grandchildren Patricia-Anne (Paul) Kurdyak, David Vachon, Matthew Colton, Brendan Colton, Katie Colton, Robert Colton, Lindsay Kidd, Sarah Colton and Benjamin Kidd, his 2 great-grandchildren Robert and Laura Kurdyak. He was also predeceased by his sister Brigitte Colton and his brothers Peter and William Colton. Jim moved to Timmins in 1931 and married Rose Spooner in 1946. He became a well-respected accountant and businessman, co-owning the Music Box furniture store and later working as Office Manager for Hugh J. O’Neill Mine and Mill Supplies. He was deeply committed to and involved with Nativity Parish, O’Gorman High School and the Lord’s Kitchen. Jim loved his family deeply and together with his wife Rose they raised their five children and maintained a deep devotion to their faith. He lived to appreciate nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. For all those who had an opportunity to meet and know Jim he was a quiet, honest and warm-hearted man. Truly a “gentleman.” He will be sadly missed.
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