James N. Chetwin Sr., 79, of 816 Willis Ave., Syracuse, died Thursday [November 7, 2002]. He was born in Syracuse and graduated from Syracuse University. He was an engineer for many years and retired in 1986 from Pass & Seymour Inc. in Solvay after 13 years. He was a member of West Genesee United Methodist Church, Tipperary Hill American Legion Post 1361 and Loyal Order of Moose 644 in Baldwinsville. He was a life member of Edson’s Raiders Battalion Association.
He was a Marine Corps veteran of World War II. His wife, the former Lillian McAllister, died in 1989.
Survivors: Two daughters, Jodi M. Sawyer of Syracuse and Debra M. Dwyer of Winter Springs, Fla.; two sons, James N. Jr. and Gary M., both of Syracuse; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Greenleaf Funeral Home. Burial, Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse. Calling hours, 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 503 W. Onondaga St., Syracuse.
Contributions: West Genesee United Methodist Church, 1700 W. Genesee St., Syracuse 13204.