James "Jim" P. Kurtz, Sr. 74, of Candor, NY passed away on Monday, September 6, 2021. Jim was predeceased by his parents, Christian and Elsie Kurtz; 10 brothers and sisters; his wife of 53 years, Catherine "Cathy" Kurtz, granddaughter, Charlotte Kurtz. He is survived by his children, James Kurtz, Jr. and Adrianne; Kevin Kurtz, Daniel Kurtz, Gary and Karen Kurtz, Cindy Kurtz; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Christian and Rita Kurtz; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Friday, September 10, 2021 from 10:00 to 11:45 a.m. with services to immediately follow at 12:00 Noon at the Estey, Munroe & Fahey Funeral Home, 15 Park St., Owego with the Rev. Phil Jordan, officiating. Services will be live streamed at www.emfaheyfunrealhome.com. (click on Jim's obituary). Burial will follow in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Candor, NY. Condolences may be made to Jim's family at www.emfaheyfuneralhome.com.