The Reverend James Charles Weller passed away at Albright Manor in Beamsville on February 2, 2016 at age 83 surrounded by his family. Jim enjoyed a happy life with Norma (Draker) and their children: Karen Coles (Jeff), Jim (LeeAnn), Paul (Elizabeth) and Kathy Larabie (Bob). Grandchildren: Shannon and Stacey, James and Madison, Paige and Hailey. Brother-in-law Harry Draker (Betty) and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents: William and Hilda Weller, brother Bill and sisters Hilda and June. Jim was loving, caring and humorous as he walked his Christian Life. He graduated from Brantford Collegiate Institute, Northern Illinois University and Colgate-Rochester Divinity School. Jim was ordained in The Evangelical United Brethren Church and served churches within it and the United Church of Canada. For 25 years he taught in the Humanities Dept. at Niagara College in Welland. Jim loved football and in 1954 played right guard for Toronto Argonauts. He was special and will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Special thanks to staff who lovingly cared for him at Albright Manor (2nd flr.) Linhaven (Dalhousie flr.) and his family physician, Dr. Charles Duncan, Fonthill. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday April 30th at the Pelham Community Church (461 Canboro Road) starting at 12 noon, Visitation 10-12, lunch to follow the service. Donations to the Diabetes Association, Parkinson Foundation, Pelham Community Church or Trinity United Church Beamsville would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the LAMPMAN FUNERAL HOME, 724 Canboro Road, Fenwick.