James Matthew Serling
February 8, 1936 – May 22, 2019
James Matthew Serling passed away on May 22, 2019 at the age of 83 in Las Vegas, NV. A memorial service will be held 10:00AM on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Fort Hill Cemetery in Auburn, NY.
A native of Seneca Falls, NY, Jim received his undergraduate education at the University of Buffalo, and his law degree from Ohio Northern University. After attending Mynderse Academy in Seneca Falls, where he was a member of the varsity football team, he attended Manlius Military Academy on a music scholarship where he was also a member of the marching band. Throughout high school, Jim was an accomplished musician who played the trumpet in a dance band with his twin brother Joel beginning at the age of 14. Jim enjoyed a long career as an Estate Tax Attorney with the Internal Revenue Service working in both the Buffalo and Rochester offices until his retirement. Upon Jim’s retirement, he moved to Henderson, NV where he enjoyed an active social life in Sun City Anthem as a member of the singles club, the cooking club and many other organizations. Jim was a proud and loving father, grandfather, and a consummate entertainer who will be dearly missed by his many friends and family. Jim is survived by his three children Craig Serling, Joanne Serling Fisher and Elizabeth Serling; his brother Bert Serling (Gloria); and his two grandchildren Max and Ben Fisher. Arrangements in the care of the Sanderson-Moore Funeral Home, Inc. 32 State St. Seneca Falls, NY with the assistance of King David Memorial Chapel of Las Vegas, NV.
- Graveside Service Wednesday, May 29, 2019