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James Joseph DeWolfe Sr,

    James Joseph DeWolfe Sr, was born on December 20, 1936 in Worcester, MA, son of the late Joseph and Mary (Bennett) DeWolfe.    He made friends easily and had a happy childhood in Waltham.  Shortly after graduating from Waltham High School in 1955, he joined the United States Navy.  He rose to the rank of Chief Petty Officer on the Cruiser USS Northampton.  After leaving the Navy he worked at Polaroid Corporation as a Manager of Film Production until his retirement.  Jim raised his family in Hudson and retired to Port Charlotte and later Rotunda West Florida before returning to Massachusetts in 2017.

    James is survived by his wife Dorothy Conway DeWolfe, his first wife Mildred (Atkinson) DeWolfe, his children James DeWolfe Jr. and wife Charlotte, Joseph DeWolfe and wife Lynn, John DeWolfe and fiancée Marisa Joyner, Julie Pighetti and husband Michael, Jerry DeWolfe and fiancée Peggy LeMay, his step-sons Donald Conway and wife Pam, Robert Conway and wife Christine, and his daughter in law Liz Conway. He is predeceased by his step-son Leonard Conway.

      He was blessed with 16 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. 

      James was also the brother of Evelyn Harding and her late husband Bruce, Elizabeth Bruhmuller and her late husband Richard, and David DeWolfe and his late wife Christine.  He is also survived by many beloved nieces and nephews.

    Jim will always be remembered for his ready smile, love of family and willingness to help anyone in need.  He will be greatly missed.

    The family has designated St Judes Hospital for memorial contributions.

       Arrangements are under the direction of the Consigli Ruggerio Funeral Home 46 water St. Milford Ma

Guest Book

Betty, Sorry for your loss in such a difficult time.
Joe Salvo

My dear, sweet Grampy. I have so many fun memories with you and Grammy. One of my favorite was our last big adventure in Savannah on the boat! I will miss your kind spirit and great sense of humor. ❤️
Elisa Dickens

I was so blessed to have known you and take care of you Jimmy. I will never forget how happy, caring, and calm you were. You always made me laugh because you could always tell exactly what you were thinking with those facial expressions of yours I will truly miss you Jimmy and the wonderful family you have. May your sweet sweet soul rest in peace.
Ashley McGuire

We’re deeply saddened by the loss of Uncle Jimmy. He was a great man and will be deeply missed. Love, Curtis, Cecille and Lorelai Harding
Curtis Harding

I enjoyed my visit with him in Pr Charlotte, many years ago. He was a great host and very congenial. May the Peace of the Lord be with him.
Louise Monaco

The Keane’s from Texas send our heartfelt condolences to all of the many DeWolfe family members and especially Joe. Please know we are thinking of you all during this difficult time! Love, from the Keane’s
The Texas Keanes

Sending our heartfelt condolences to Joe DeWolf and family of Blackstone, as well as to all who loved him. Thinking of you all at such a difficult time.
The Saulnier Family

Have only gotten the pleasure of meeting James once, but you could tell how much he loved his family and how well he taught those morales to his sons, daughters and his grandchildren. A wonderful man who will be missed. Much love to the DeWolfe Family
The Carrabis-Solomon Family

I love you so much uncle jimmy, may angels fly high and may your soul Rest In Peace.
Amber Lynne may

Joe and family, Dawn and I send our deepest sympathies on the loss of your dad. We hope you can lean on the many fond memories you have of him.
Roy and Dawn Eisner

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Telephone: 508-473-0513
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Fax: 508-634-3662


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