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December 3, 1938 — June 5, 2023

Ulysses, PA


James H. McPHERSON, 84, of Ulysses, PA, formerly of Asbury and Flemington, NJ, died Monday, June 5, 2023 in UPMC Cole, Coudersport.  


Born December 3, 1938, in Sunnyside, NJ, he was the son of Hervey and Dorothy Arnenson McPherson.  He was married to Bessie Thompson McPherson, who predeceased him on May 24, 2023.  A U.S. Army Veteran, he served honorably from 1962 – 1964.  He was employed by Johnson & Johnson in Pittstown, NJ and Raritan, NJ for 28 years.  Jim was a member of Carl E. Hyde American Legion Post #963 in Ulysses and the NRA.  


Surviving are:  three sons, James B. McPherson, Jesse McPherson, and Thomas Motto;  grandchildren and great-grandchildren;  a sister, Dorothy Cassullo;  nieces and nephews.  


Services will be private.  Memorials may be made to Carl E. Hyde American Legion Post #963 Auxiliary, P.O. Box 125, Ulysses, PA 16948 to assist with postage for mailing packages overseas to active duty military personnel.  


Arrangements are under the direction of Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Crematory, Ulysses, PA.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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