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James P. Tremblay

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, February 28th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), REVERE, for James Paul Tremblay, who died on Sunday, February 25th, after a lengthy battle with metastatic disease. His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Thursday, March 1st, at 8:00 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 670 Washington Ave., Revere at 9:00 a.m.

James was born in the Dorchester section of Boston on December 18th, 1944 to Joseph L. & Marie R. (Boisvert) Tremblay. He attended Boston schools and a graduate of Boston English High School, Class of 1961. For many years, he lived in the Lowell area & then to Pelham, N.H. He has been a Revere Resident for over 31 (thirty-one) years and became most active & interested in Revere Youth Hockey. Within the hockey organization, he joined the Canadian Cultural Exchange from Revere to Canada, serving as their Secretary from 1992–2011. For over 9 (nine) years, he was Scout Master for Boy Scouts of America, Troop 5 & Chairman of the Boy Scouts Committee. He thoroughly immersed himself in the Revere Little League & Revere Youth Hockey (now-Everett-Revere Youth Hockey). His contributions were many & varied from serving at the Snack Stand to teaching & administering to the young men he was training. He joined the U.S. Navy during the Viet-Nam War on January 25, 1962 & served through October 26, 1964, a period in his life that he was most proud of and content to have given time to his country. During his working career, he also worked for the Lowell Sun as a typesetter. For the past ten years, he has held many positions with the Coresite Computer Industries and most recently as their Security Manager. He had a brilliant career there and worked up until his most recent illness. His cancer diagnosis came over six years (6) ago in 2012, and in spite of the continued treatments, trials and clinical procedures, he never gave up the fight.

He is the beloved husband of 28 years to Mary A. (Huxley) Tremblay. He is the cherished father to Scott E. Tremblay & his wife, Barbara of Haverhill, Danielle A. Tremblay of Texas, Todd J. Tremblay & his wife, Leanne of Allenstown, N.H., Nicole M. James & her husband, Domenic James of Indianapolis, Indiana and Joseph R. Tremblay of Revere. He is the devoted grandfather to Thomas J., Shawn M. & Joshua T. Tremblay, all of Allenstown, N.H. He is also the loving brother-in-law to Robert Huxley & his wife, Patricia of Weymouth, Helen Allen & her husband, Thomas of Duxbury, Michael Huxley & his wife, Judy of Falmouth. He is the dear uncle to Thomas, Sean, Michelle & Christopher and the grand-uncle to Thomas, Daniel, Chase & Maeve. Interment will be at the Massachusetts National VA Cemetery in Bourne on Friday, March 2nd at 2:15 p.m.


Visiting Hours

Wednesday, February 28th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Thursday, March 1st at 9:00 a.m. in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Revere


Friday, March 2nd at 2:15 p.m. in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be the Little Ricky Foundation, c/o Ricky J. Freni, 37 Madison St., Revere, MA 02151.

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  1. Joseph Gaffney
    Mar 1 2018

    I met Jim on my very first day at CoreSite in September 2013 and he was like another uncle to me. We would talk about any subject from work, family life, sports and how Boston has changed in the past 30 yrs. Jim was always upbeat and cheerful no matter the situation and I admired that about him. Even though Jim was battling cancer he would always ask about how my wife was doing (My wife developed brain cancer in 2016 and passed in June 2017) and I will always cherish that. Jim was never one to complain about what was going on with his battle. I, along with the BO1 team at CoreSite will miss Jim dearly. Please keep smiling in heaven Jim and my condolences to his family and close friends.

    With a heavy hear,
    Joseph S. Gaffney

  2. Nancy filocamo
    Feb 28 2018

    Jim words cannot express what a sad time this is for all of us.You are the best neighborhood anyone can ask for. Always thinking of others and putting yourself last. This neighborhood will never be the same without you. I will treasure our friendship forever and all the laughs you gave us. R.I.P. my friend the only cancelation is that your suffering is over but we will miss you terribly. I love you so much and you will stay in my heart forever. Until we meet again my sweet friend. Love Nancy❤️

  3. Mary Lou Maraganis
    Feb 27 2018

    Dear Jim,
    You were always the smile no matter what was happening. You had an infectious wonderful attitude and I treasure our Back Bay days of the 80s.
    Mary, thoughts are with you during this most difficult time.

    Mary Lou

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