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James L. Werth

James L. Werth


James L. Werth, age 72, passed away on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, at his home.

Jim was born on Nov. 20, 1948, a son of the late Wilber W. and Katherine I. Ruck Werth.

Jim leaves behind his wife, Dawn M. Betties Werth; his sister, Kay Burger; children, Greg (Amy) Werth Freeman, Steven (Trisha) Werth, Dawn (Mike) Stoll, Lance (Michelle) Werth, Jim (Brianne) Emery, Jenn (John) Cascell and Michael (Brian) Betties; thirteen grandchildren, Lauren, Will, Tony, Miah, Mason, Austin, Brady, Colton, Michael, Brittny, Ryan, Ellie and Jamison; his nephew, Brandon (Liz) Burger; special aunts, Mary, Rosalie and Elaine; along with several cousins and lifelong friends.

Jim was predeceased by his brother-in-law, Raymond Burger; and nephew, Justin Burger.

Jim loved everything outdoors including farming and hunting. He also enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s sporting events. He had a huge love for animals, especially his dogs.

Friends may attend visiting hours on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, from 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Avenue, Oakfield, where services will immediately follow visitation. He will be laid to rest in Reed Cemetery, Oakfield. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, 901 Washington Street, Buffalo, NY 14203. To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle in Jim’s memory, please visit

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