James J. Freeman

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JAMES J. FREEMAN  

James J. Freeman, devoted husband, loving father and grandfather, passed away on July 13, 2011 in Bethesda, MD. at the age of 70. James was born December 29, 1940, in Norristown, PA to Robert and Ruth Freeman. He graduated from Holy Cross College and Harvard Law School.
 
For over 38 years, Jim practiced communications law in Washington, DC and was widely-regarded as a highly-skilled, well-respected and well-liked business regulatory hearing lawyer with a keen sense of humor. Jim freely shared his knowledge, experience and good judgment as a mentor to young lawyers and his colleagues. Jim spent his retirement days at the shore in Bay Colony, DE. where he pursued his passion for gardening, cooking, and spending time with his family.
 
He is survived by Carol, his faithful and loving wife of 47 years; brother, Robert, his three children (M'liss, Joe, Jeff); eight grandchildren and countless friends. All who knew him will greatly miss his kind and gentle manner, his refined wit and charm, loving heart, and generous spirit. A Catholic Funeral Service will be held at 12 noon on July 18, 2011, at Church of the Little Flower, 5601 Massachusetts Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20816, where the family will receive friends at from 11 a.m. to 12 noon. Private interment to follow at Oak Hill Cemetery, 3001 R Street, Washington, DC.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mt. Carmel House at 471 G Place, Washington, DC 20001.



Published in The Washington Post from July 15 to July 17, 2011
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