Date of Birth December 11, 1957
Date Deceased January 22, 2024
Hometown Hammondsport
Home State N.Y.

James Christopher “Jimbo” Frey

HAMMONDSPORT – Affectionately known as “Jimbo” passed away on Monday (Jan. 22, 2024) after a struggle with cancer.

He was born in Buffalo, NY to Chester and Emily (Nance) Frey. Jim was a graduate of Hammondsport High School and went on to become an electrician working in the Baltimore Shipyard and then for 40 years in the Hammondsport and Keuka Lake area.

Jim helped raise several stepchildren and they were a great joy and comfort to him, especially Krystina Wilkins.

Jim’s siblings and friends remember his love of Keuka Lake and boating. He was happiest spending time with family and friends on the lake.

Predeceased his parents, Chester and Emily; he is survived by his siblings, Nancy (Tom) Platek, John (Linda) Frey, Steve (Patty) Frey; as well as his nieces, nephews and stepchildren.

Services to honor his life will be held at a later date.

Jim’s presence and laughter will be profoundly missed but will continue to provide comfort to all that knew him.

We would especially thank all his friends and neighbors who assisted in caring for him.

Contributions may be made in his memory to the

The Bishop & DeSanto Funeral Home, 35 Main St., HAMMONDSPORT is honored to assist Jim’s family with the arrangements.

Online condolences or remembrances of Jim are welcome below in the comment section or on the Facebook page of Bishop-Johnson & DeSanto Funeral Home.


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6 Responses

  1. Deepest condolances to Jim’s family. Jim was always there for us and a joy to be around with his happy disposition. We will miss meeting up with Jim out on the lake. RIP Jimbo

  2. Very sorry to hear of jims passing. Good memorys with Jim on the lake. Condolances to Jims family and Nancy, John. and Steve.

  3. My condolences to Jim’s family and loved ones. I knew him for a brief time in my life but I enjoyed keeping him company while I tidy up for him. Seem we were just talking and helping him swing into bed. His life stories I enjoyed listening too. I’ll miss you Jim 💕

  4. Thinking about all of you…but knowing he is not suffering and now is whole again and doing everything he loved to do! Hugs and Prayers

    Susie, Rodney and Maria

  5. My condolences to Jim’s family. He was a great neighbor and always readily available to give me a big smile and excellent electrical service.

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