James Joseph Del Negro II, 54, passed away on Monday, August 30, 2021.
He was born on January 18, 1967, in Gloversville, NY, the son of Daniel and Jacqueline Del Negro.
Jimmy was a graduate of Gloversville High School, class of 1985. He was a member of the National Honor Society, a representative for Boy’s State and a recipient of the Laurel G. Award. Jimmy was an avid participant in football, basketball, and tennis during his high school years. Jimmy continued his education attending Clarkson University earning his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a bachelor’s degree in Industrial engineering, class of 1989.
Jimmy began his engineering career at Carrier Air Conditioning and Amphenol Cable Company and was most recently employed as an Insurance Broker for Symmetry Insurance.
Jimmy enjoyed watching all sports, especially hockey. He had a passion for music; he was an avid drummer since his teens. He enjoyed fishing and hiking with friends and family. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family on holidays. Jimmy was always happy and positive and had a good sense of humor. He dedicated his life upholding principals and virtues. He appreciated an occasional single malt. Jimmy is survived by his parents Daniel and Jacqueline Del Negro; his longtime companion of 15 years Esther Carlson; brother Dean Del Negro; mother-in-law, Revilla Hegwood; stepsons, Dominick Chiappone, Robbie Chiappone (Becca), Theodore Chiappone (Maggie); stepdaughter, Rose Chiappone; granddaughter, Izzy and many friends who will miss him dearly.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Tunnel to Towers Foundation.
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