James "Jimmy" Wolff Schlesinger, Jr.

11/26/1951 - 12/03/2021


Obituary For James "Jimmy" Wolff Schlesinger, Jr.

James “Jimmy” Wolff Schlesinger Jr., 70 of Fletcher passed away unexpectedly on Friday, December 3, 2021. He was a son of the late Eleanor Beringer and James W. Schlesinger.

Jim was born in Manhattan and grew up in Scarsdale, NY. He graduated from Edgemont High School in 1969 and from the University of Rhode Island and Pace University in NY. He worked as an accountant in NY and then moved to North Carolina upon retirement. He enjoyed golf, tennis and card games. He loved to travel, and Aruba was one of his favorite places. He was an avid Yankees fan and fond of listening to the Beach Boys.

Surviving to cherish his memory is his loving wife, Lorna Santos Schlesinger; sister, Susan S. Lederer; stepdaughters, Evelyn Cao (Duc), Rachelle Long (Mark); stepson, John Sales (Wendy); granddaughters, Stephanie Hogue (Andrew) and Risa Cao and Lainey Sales; grandson, Connor Sales; sister-in-law, Veronica Ventura; brother-in-law, Tony Ventura; nieces, Micaela Ireland (Jason), Cara Santos, and Jaime Lederer; nephews, Jason Lederer (Molly), Vince Ventura (Laura); and many extended family members in the Philippines.

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