Born in Oswego, she was the daughter of the late Charles Sr. and Gloria (Chodubski) James.
She received her double Associates Degree from Cayuga Community College.
Connie enjoyed arts, crafts and gardening. She was a lover and breeder of Golden Retrievers. She was a self proclaimed "flower child" and loved live music. She was a proud grandmother of Rowan Alexander Goldberg.
Surviving are a daughter, Abigail Goldberg, of Tampa, Fl; two sons, Thane Goldberg, of Oswego; Alexander Goldberg, of Blacksburg, VA; her brothers, Glenn (Jeanette) James, of Oswego; Edward James, of Syracuse; two sisters, Gloria (Michael) Shear, of Oswego; Juanita James, of Oswego; a sister-in-law, Pam Rosenberger, of Oswego; beloved grandson Rowan; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Charles Goldberg and brothers, Charles James Jr. and Harold James.
There will be a private memorial service held at her family home. Please contact the family for more information
Nelson Funeral Home has care of the arrangements.