James B. Dong (1961-2023)
JAMES B DONG
Loved father and friend
James Barry Dong passed away August 22, 2023 with loved ones by his side at Hospice House in Lincoln, MA, after a long battle of serious health issues.
James, also known as Jim or Jimmy, born on July 20, 1961, in Lowell, Massachusetts, son of the late Jin H. Dong and Barbara E. (Gendron) Dong. He was raised in Tewksbury, MA and later made his home in Littleton, MA, where he lived with his best friend, his dog Axel.
When Jim was younger, he worked for Lincoln Lab MIT in Lowell, Sun Valley Sub Shop in Bedford, and drove buses, both big and small in Tewksbury, he had his own landscaping and plowing company. Jim was a hard worker and was always ready to help people when they needed something even if he was busy.
Anyone who met him always said he was a great guy, always willing to help or tackle any project big or small, no matter how hard it was, he did his best to get it done for anyone and everyone.
Jim enjoyed spending time with his dog, Axel, spending time with his granddaughter, family and friends. He enjoyed being outdoors camping. He also loved playing his keno and hoping to win big. He also enjoyed holidays, Christmas was his favorite holiday.
Jim is survived by his son Kris Dong, his wife Amanda and granddaughter, Emersyn of Littleton, MA, his son Steven Dong of Wakefield, MA, his sister Barbara Coulombe and her husband Michael of Lunenburg MA, brother Larry Dong and his wife, Peggy of Ridgecrest CA, his nephews, Bryce Coulombe of Hawaii, Ryan Coulombe of Virginia, and Nicholas Dong of Maryland, he also has many cousins and friends including his ex-wife, Tina Anderson of Wakefield, MA.
A memorial celebration of life will be held on September 10, 2023 at Elks Lodge,
34 Powder Mill Rd, Maynard, MA 01754
from 1pm- 4pm.
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