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James P. Markley
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Marathon for a Better Life
    PO Box 268
    Warnerville, NY 12187
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc.
    795 E. Main St. Suite 11
    Cobleskill, NY 12043

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“So sorry for your s and the families loss,my thoughts and prayers are with you all Phyllis, ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: connie costello - sloansville, NY

“We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Irene and Carol Dooley ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Irene Dooley Garner - Bronx, NY

“Phyllis, we are sorry to hear of your brother's passing. Please accept our condolences. Pat and Andy Schaffer ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Pat and Andrew Schaffer - Hudson, FL

“Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this most difficult time. If there is anything we can do, please do not hesitate to let us know. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Don & Nancy Nelson - NY

“Phyllis, Laura, Linda, Paul, Larry, Henry & Jeff: All of you are in my thoughts and prayers, it's been years since I've seen Jimmy and I didn't know...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Kay Thorington - Rogersville, TN

“My thoughts are with you all. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Rick Nethaway - Howes Cave, NY

“We did not know Jimmy, but our hearts and prayers go out to all of you. He is in God's hands now and he will forever be at peace. May God bless all...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Darlene & Bob Van Deusen - NY

“Our deepest condolences to you all on the loss of Jimmy. I'll never forget us growing up together in Warnerville. I'll always remember Jim and you...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Julie Lockwood Steinmuller - NY

“So sorry to hear this sad news. Thinking of Phyllis, our neighbor, and all of Jimmy's family. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Bill and Kathy Slater

“Rest in peace Jimmy. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Judy Tinti - Liberty, NC

11 of 12 | Posted by: WAYNE AND DEBBIE BOYER - ATHENS, NY

“To the Markley Family~ So sorry to hear of the passing of your brother Jimmy. Warm thoughts to you all during this difficult time. Losing a sibling...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Kelly Sperbeck - Richmondville, NY

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Cobleskill- James P. Markley, 60, formerly of Cobleskill, died Sunday, January 12, 2014, at Albany Medical Center following a long illness.

Born May 21, 1953 in Cobleskill, he was the son of the late Joan (Case) and Philip A. Markley, Jr.

Jim attended the former Cobleskill Central School and the joined the United States Army. He received the National Defense Service Medal and commendation for Sharpshooter M16. Jim served his country from 1971 until receiving an honorable discharge in 1973.

He had worked as a laborer for the former Rua & Sons in Cobleskill and then moved to the Albany area where he worked various jobs.

He enjoyed playing the scratch-offs and socializing in and around the Albany area with his friends. Jim also visited with the Samuel Stratton VA Medical Center patients and staff there as well.

Survivors include his siblings: Phyllis Joslyn of Howes Cave, Linda (David) Butler and Laura Butler (Edwin Brown) all of Richmondville, Paul Markley (Janet Bialkowski), Larry (Anne) Markley and Jeffrey Markley, all of Cobleskill, Henry (Pat) Markley of Richmondville; two aunts: Judy Holmes of Cobleskill and Arlene Johnson of Freemont, MI; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 6:00 PM on Thursday, January 16, 2014 at Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill with Rev. Paul Messner officiating. Family and friends are also invited to a period of visitation to be held at the funeral home prior to the service, from 5 to 6 PM. A committal service will be held with military honors at 1:00 PM on Friday, January 17, at Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Marathon for a Better Life, PO Box 268, Warnerville, NY 12187 or Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc., 795 E. Main St., Suite 11, Cobleskill, NY 12043.