Rochester: October 4, 2014 at age 74. Jim is survived by his wife of 55 years, Catherine Elter; children, Mary Jo (Bill) Bradbury, Lori Hill & Tom (Dan Gmeinwieser) Elter; grandchildren, James, Matthew, Katie (Steffane), Nicole, Andrew & Michael; sister, Suzanne Fisher; nieces, nephews and cousins; dear friends. He is predeceased by his father, Albert J. Elter; mother, Minnie Elter & sister, Patricia Stone.
Jim retired from the United States Post Office after 28 years of service. In his spare time, Jim enjoyed garage sales, golfing and chess. As a collector of many unique and interesting gadgets, family and friends rarely left a visit without a treasure or keepsake. Jim’s love of life and playful energy will be missed.
Interment will be held privately in Riverside Cemetery.
Donations in Jim’s memory may be made to the Journey Home, JourneyHomeGreece.org or School of the Holy Childhood, HolyChildhood.org.
Rochester Cremation, 4044 W. Henrietta Road, Rochester NY 14623, 359-2300, RochesterCremation.com