James D. Jim Eldredge, 53, of Abington, died Monday June 24, surrounded by his loving family in South Shore Hospital, after a long illness. He was born in Brockton, son of Leocadia (Smith) Eldredge and the late Kenneth Eldredge. Jim had been a lifelong resident of Abington, a graduate of Abington High School, Class of 1977, and he attended Massasoit Community College. He worked as a screen printer for the WearGuard Company in Norwell for many years. Jim was an excellent craftsman, who loved working with his hands. He also built and rode bicycles, enjoyed golf and was an avid cycling fan. In addition to his mother Leocadia, he is survived by his brother, Peter Eldredge of Hull; his uncle, Everard Cupo of New Jersey; his aunt, Shirley Lefevre of Florida; also many cousins. His services were held Saturday, June 29, at 12 p.m. in the Blanchard Funeral Chapel, Plymouth St. (Rte. 58 at the rotary circle), Whitman. Burial in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Abington. His visitation was held 2 hours prior to his service from 10-12. Donations may be made to the
, 460 Totten Pond Rd, #400, Waltham, MA 02451, or www.lung.org. For online condolences, please visit www.blanchardfc.com.
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Published in The Abington Mariner from June 30 to July 7, 2013