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James “Jamie” Delmonte

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Friday, April 1st from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107) Revere for James “Jamie” Delmonte who died on Thursday, March 24th at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston following a very long illness, he was 66 years old.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, April 2nd at St. Monica Parish, 212 Lawrence St., Methuen at 11:00 a.m. Please meet directly at church. Interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, Methuen.

Jamie was born & raised in Everett. He was the son of Primo & Helen (Tenerelli) Delmonte. He was educated in Everett Public Schools and was an alumnus of Everett High School, Class of 1973. He began a career in the trades as a carpenter working with his brother, Paul at his company Del’s Home Improvements. He worked there for several years, before taking a Salesman position at Steven’s Auto Sales. Jamie was much happier working with his hands, and he took a position as a carpenter with the M.D.C. which later became DCR. His career spanned 32 years and he retired as a supervisor in 2018.  During this time, Jamie’s most important aspect of his life began when he married his wife, Paula Lentini, on November 17, 1979. The couple remained in Everett later moving to Methuen. Jamie and his wife raised their two sons there. He was very active in youth sports and coached all his son’s teams for many years. He also enjoyed spending time on Cape Cod at their summer home. There, he would spend his time with his family on their boat and enjoying water activities with his boys. Anyone who knew Jamie, knew that he was intrinsically mechanically inclined, and he could build or fix anything. He always felt better when he fixed something, knowing it was done properly. Jamie also, like many of us, was a “Devoted Boston Sports Fan”, whenever he watched a game, he was invested until the very end, living & dying with every win or loss.  Jamie was a long-time member of the Knights of Columbus of Methuen, Council #4027. Over the past 10 years, Jamie’s health declined, little by little, but he enjoyed the love and support from his loving & caring family who were always by his side along the way.

He is the devoted & cherished husband of Paula A. Lentini – Delmonte of Methuen. Loving & proud father of Michael J. Delmonte & his companion Stephanie Cannon & Matthew P. Delmonte & his fiancée Jamie Raccosta, all of Methuen. He is the dear brother of Don W. Delmonte & his wife Angela & Paul S. Delmonte & his wife Karen, all of Cape Coral, FL. Treasured brother-in-law of Margaret M. Lentini – Cook of Atkinson, NH & her late husband Terry Cook. He is also lovingly survived by his former sister-in-law Diane Walker of Quincy & the late Linda Delmonte & many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, & grandnephews.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 209 West Central St., Natick, MA 01760.


Services

Visiting Hours

Friday, April 1st from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

Saturday, April 2nd at 11:00 a.m. in St. Monica Church, 212 Lawrence St., Methuen

Interment

Elmwood Cemetery, Methuen


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  1. Theresa and Ernie Barchard
    Apr 2 2022

    To Paula and family
    Please except our deepest condolences, Paula sorry for your loss. As we look back in remembrance of Del. i can say this about him he was a really nice person I enjoyed his friendship.
    He will be surely missed by all that knew him.

    DEL PEACE TO YOU MY FRIEND.

    Thereas and Ernie Bachard

  2. Gina Russo
    Apr 1 2022

    Paula, My deepest sympathy to you and your family during this difficult time. My prayers are with you,.

  3. Joanne Bailey
    Mar 31 2022

    Paula, Mike and Matt I extend my deepest sympathy to all of you in the passing of my cousin Jamie. Jamie had a beautiful smile and always had a great personality. I know Jamie will always be in our hearts. Thoughts and prayers to all of you, love Cousin Joanne Ahronian Bailey. RIP Cousin Jamie ❤️

  4. David and Christina Dooley
    Mar 31 2022

    Paula – You’re all in our thoughts and prayers. Jamie was such a great person, and he will be sorely missed. We hope all the good memories will carry you through these difficult days ahead and bring you peace.

  5. Anne & Lee Martel
    Mar 29 2022

    Paula,
    Our prayers & heartfelt sympathy for the death of your dear hubby.
    So sorry he has been sick for the past few years, I am sure he was blessed with your loving care. We will keep you & your family in our prayers at this time . May he be blessed with freedom from sickness,
    And a joy-filled eternal life. ❤️Anne & Lee

  6. Anthony Catino
    Mar 29 2022

    Del was a great guy real salt of the earth type guy he will be sadly missed bye many. He definitely made my time at the state a lot of fun RIP DEL

  7. Sheila Clarke
    Mar 29 2022

    Paula, I was so sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. We send our deepest sympathy to you and your sons. Since we are in FL at this time, our prayers will be said fervently for all of you.

  8. Scott & Linda Twomey
    Mar 29 2022

    Paula, Mike and Matt we are so sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

  9. Jean Reitsma
    Mar 28 2022

    I am so sorry for your loss loss lossing a loved one is never easy, carry him in your heat and he will be with you always, With much love and prayers.

  10. Joanne Vallie
    Mar 28 2022

    Paula and family, so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  11. George Paone
    Mar 28 2022

    My deepest condolences to the whole Delmonte family. Jamie will surely be missed by so many. RIP Del

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