James L. Berlo
Keohane Funeral Home
785 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA
James "Jim" Leo Berlo, of Quincy, passed peacefully in his home on Sunday, July 18, 2021. He was 80. Jim, son of Henry and Susan Berlo, was born in Boston, attended South Boston High School and began his 40-year telecommunications career with New England Telephone company. He was a long-time member of IBEW 2222 and the New Outlook Pioneers. Jim was past Commodore and member of the Gull Point Yacht Club, a past member of the South Boston Yacht Club and the Commodore's Club of America. Jim is survived by his wife of 49 years, Stephanie (Casey) Berlo; his sisters Rose (Berlo) Hines, Susan (Berlo) Mulligan, Ann (Berlo) Kennedy and Mary (Berlo) Burnieika; and the late William Berlo, Virginia McParland, Robert Berlo, and Henry Berlo. He is also survived by his children Mary Ann (Berlo) Galvin, James L. Berlo, Jr., Jeanne (Berlo) Kelly and Susan (Berlo) Morrissey; and his three granddaughters Christina Morrissey, Savannah Morrissey and April Galvin. Jim had many Godchildren, nieces and nephews. He was adored by his companion Chester who passed in 2019. Jim loved his family and friends, as well as traveling, skiing and golfing. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to greet the family during the visiting hours, on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, 4-8 p.m., in the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., Quincy. A Celebration of Life Service will be held in the funeral home at 10:30 a.m., on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, prior to the funeral Mass in Gate of Heaven Church - South Boston, at 11:30 a.m.. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jim's name to the Alzheimer's Association, MA Chapter, 309 Waverley Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452; or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Published by The Patriot Ledger on Jul. 24, 2021.
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Stephanie and all family Iam so sorry to hear of Jimmy's death. Condolences to all he was one hell of a guy to have known may he RIP
Jean F Wiseman Alvarez
July 26, 2021
Uncle Jim may you Rest In Peace untill we meet Again Jesus Remember me when you come into your kingdom and he said to him Truly I say to you today you will be with me. in Paradise .
July 25, 2021
May Gods promise found in John 6: 40, of the hope to see our loved ones again,comfort your heart and give you peace,strength and hope in the days ahead.
Earnie Ray
July 23, 2021
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