GOUVERNEUR – James "Jim" A. Janack, age 75, of Gouverneur, passed away on January 3, 2021 at United Helpers Healthcare in Canton. Jim was born on June 4, 1945 in Pierrepont, one of 11 children born to the late William and Nora (Enslow) Janack. He worked for Ken and Marlene Bates on their family farm and was a member of the Bates family for nearly 50 years. Jim was a kind soul and will be greatly missed by those who had the privilege of knowing him. Arrangements with French Funeral Home in Gouverneur are private. Condolences may be shared online at www.frenchfuneralhomes.com. Donations in Jim's memory may be made to the Gouverneur Volunteer Rescue Squad, PO Box 164, Gouverneur NY 13642.