A funeral for James Waggett, a tool-and-die maker, was held today in St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Payne Avenue and Tremont Street, North Tonawanda.
Waggett, 74, died Monday (March 27, 1995) in his City of Tonawanda home after a long illness.
Born in Glasgow, Scotland, he served with the Royal Air Force from 1939 until 1946, including duty in North Africa, before coming to the United States.
He worked for many years as a tool-and-die maker at Pivot Punch in Pendleton, retiring in 1990.
He was a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church and was active in camping, woodworking, and square and round dancing.
Survivors include his wife, the former Ann Daybell; two daughters, Cheryl of East Aurora and Jeannette Daigler of the City of Tonawanda; two brothers, Brian and David of England; two sisters, Anne Stewart of St. Catharines, Ont., and Isobel Jeffrey of Hamburg; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.