June 30, 1937 - February 28, 2011

Highland, NY

James Hampton Burriss, Sr., 73 of Highland, NY, died Monday, February 28, 2011 in Ulster At Wingate, Highland, NY. Born in Brooklyn, NY on June 30, 1937 he was the son of the late Clifton A. Burriss and the late Florence Hatton Burriss.

He was a Rubber Stamp Maker working in Hackettstown, New Jersey.

He was survived by one daughter, Jacqueline Burriss-Vincent and husband, Gabe of Milford, PA and one son, James Hampton Burriss, Jr. and wife, Milisa of Plattekill, NY; one sister, Judith Burriss of Georgia and two brothers, Clifton Burriss of Ohio and Brian Burriss of NJ; grandchildren: Christopher and Alexa Hastings, Michael, John, Arianna, Mark, Joshua, Jazzmin, Brian, Baby and Christina Burriss and two great grandsons, Howard and Jack Pauli. He was predeceased by his sister, Cynthia Laghi.

The Family would like to say a special thank you to everyone who took such loving care of Jim these past few years.

Calling hours will be from 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday morning at the DiDonato Funeral Home, 1290 Route 9W, Marlboro. Funeral services will begin at 11:30 at the Funeral Home with Pastor Sallie Soltysiak officiating. Burial will follow in St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery, Gardiner.

In lieu of flowers, please send memorial donations to The Plattekill Fire Rescue, 50 Firehouse Road, Plattekill, NY 12569.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Carl J. DiDonato, Jr. of the DiDonato Funeral Service, Inc. 845-236-4300