James Sheehan

James R. Sheehan

1937 - 2013 ADAMS James R. Sheehan, 76, of 1 Berkshire Square, died Sunday, July 14, 2013, at the Sweet Brook of Williamstown Rehabilitation & Nursing Center.

Born in North Adams on April 16, 1937, he was the son of Richard M. And Elizabeth C. DeSanty Sheehan, attended the former St. Joseph Elementary and High schools in North Adams, graduating in 1956.

Jimmy's last place of employment was for the former Waverley Fabric's in Adams, retiring in 1990. Prior to that, he was employed with the former Arnold Print Works in Adams, and the Williams Inn in Williamstown in food service, both for several years.

He was a communicant of The Parish of Pope John Paul the Great, and was a member of the Knights of Colombus, Council 230. Jimmy also enjoyed singing with the former local singing group, The Berkshire Chorals. J

Jimmy is survived by his wife, the former Judith Pero, whom he married July 10, 1970; a brother, Richard M. Sheehan Jr. and his wife, Bonnie, of North Adams;a sister, Barbara Jennings of Adams; two nephews, Ryan Sheehan and his wife, Amanda, of Indian Head, Md., and Jon Sheehan of North Adams; a great nephew, Blake Sheehan and a greatniece, Ellie Sheehan.

He was predeceased by a nephew, Thomas Sheehan, and a brother-in-law, James Jennings.

FUNERAL NOTICE: A Liturgy of Christian Burial for James R. Sheehan will take place Saturday, July 20, 2013, at 12 p.m. in The Parish of Pope John Paul the Great, celebrated by the Rev. Daniel J. Boyle, pastor. Burial will follow in Bellevue Cemetery. Calling hours at the TROTTIER PRINGLE FUNERAL HOME, 6 Summer St., will be Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service.

Donations in his memory may be made to the Adams Ambulance Fund, or the Village Ambulance Fund in care of the funeral home.

Funeral Home

Trottier-Pringle Funeral Home
6 Summer St.  Adams, MA 01220
(413) 743-0640

Published in The Berkshire Eagle on July 18, 2013