DERWIN James M., of Plymouth, long time resident of Quincy, died on September 29th at the Chelsea Soldiers Home in Chelsea. Born on December 23, 1929, son of the late William and Margaret (Reardon) Derwin. He was raised in Dorchester on Norwell Street then entered the US Marine Corp serving during the Korean Conflict. James Worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator being a proud member of The International order of Equipment Engineers. He was a member of the K Club in Quincy and enjoyed bowling, watching Lawrence Welk and Telling stories. James is predeceased by brothers; Francis, William, Edward, John and Sister Mary Adams. He is survived by his longtime sweetheart Helen Maloney of Plymouth and her family, dear friend and caregiver Therese Clements and her family of Plymouth. Also survived by Audrey Derwin and her family of San Diego, CA., Jean Derwin and her family, Paul Derwin and family, Christine Keefe and family, family of Patricia Mattar (deceased) Ellen Streeter and family, William Adams and family, and the Jenkins families all of Massachusetts. A lover of sweets, he was a sweet guy with a quiet, easygoing persona that made him unforgettable. He will be missed by all that had the pleasure of knowing him. As he would say, "never goodbye but TTFN." Visiting hour with family and friends on Friday October 7th from 11:30 -12:30 in the Davis Funeral Home 373 Court St. NORTH PLYMOUTH followed by a Graveside service at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne at 1:15 pm. More info and online guest book please visit www.cartmelldavis.com In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Soldiers Home in Chelsea MA.
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Davis Funeral Home & Cremation
373 Court Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Published in Boston Herald on Oct. 4, 2016