James Edward Tomey

James Edward Tomey, 74 of Malden, MA passed away peacefully on Wednesday March 29th, 2017 of natural causes surrounded by loved ones.

He was born on January 2nd, 1943 in Anderson, Indiana to the late Constance (Lewis) Hayes and Edward Tomey. He grew up on a farm in Guys Mills Pennsylvania and later joined the United States Marine Corps and served during the Vietnam War. Jim held positions as a machinist, security guard and hospitality manager over his long working career. He enjoyed most spending time with his girlfriend, his kids and grandchildren. He loved to fish, grill and watch sports. He was well known for his kindness, compassion and sense of humor.

He is survived by Donna Ferri, his girlfriend for 30 years, son Steven James Tomey of Lynn, his wife Sherry Tomey, grandchild Jacob Tomey, daughter Melissa Tomey-Streeto and her wife Mary Tomey-Streeto, step daughter Andrea Ferri, grandchild Justine Ferri, brothers Francis Hayes of Pennsylvania and Mike Hayes of North Carolina, nieces, nephews and many friends. He is preceded by his stepson, Justin Ferri.

Services honoring Jim will be held on Thursday April 6th at 9am at Boston Cremation 287 Main Street Malden, MA 02148. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Jim’s name to the Disabled American Veterans Association. 877-426-2838 https://secure3.convio.net/dav/site/Donation2?df_id=10801&10801.donation=form1&gclid=CN6oxtKzgdMCFciLswodAksKvw

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  1. Ruth Goodwin on March 31, 2017 at 10:29 pm

    I am truly sorry for your loss. Jim was a very kind funny man and I know how much you meant to him Donna! My deepest condolences.

  2. Diane Jette on March 31, 2017 at 10:36 pm

    Sorry to hear about your loss, and I send the warmest of hugs and prayers to you and your family.

  3. Connie Baker (cousin) on March 31, 2017 at 10:40 pm

    Thoughts and prayers are with my cousin’s Fran and Mike Hayes and their family and Jim’s family. So very sorry for your loss.

  4. Shelley connolly on March 31, 2017 at 11:54 pm

    So sorry, Donna. I know he has great support for you and your family.

  5. Judith Proper on April 1, 2017 at 1:39 pm

    Sincere sympathy is felt for you and your family on the loss of your brother Jim. Please be comforted to know that so many family and friends are praying for you and your family, and for the Lord to give you strength and comfort during this sad time.

  6. Mary morrell on April 1, 2017 at 3:54 pm

    So sorry for your loss Donna I send hugs to you and your family.

  7. Virdina L Wilson on April 1, 2017 at 10:53 pm

    Donna I’m am so so sorry for your loss..

  8. Elaine Tonks on April 2, 2017 at 1:01 am

    Donna and Family, So Sorry for you Loss. Love, Hugs and Prayers.

  9. Nick on April 2, 2017 at 7:13 pm

    LOVE is what we need in times like this. I am ONE in the many that love you. God Bless You and your Family.

  10. Betty Streeto on April 3, 2017 at 1:25 am

    Donna,so sorry about the loss of Jim.My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  11. Colleen Del Signore on April 3, 2017 at 11:05 pm

    Donna, Andy and Justine, I am very sorry for your loss. Think of all the happy and funny moments you shared with him. Keep him close in mind and heart. I will never forget him. He was a great step-dad, no doubt a great grand-dad and all around a great guy. Hang in there and take good care!

  12. Roberta Marcin on April 5, 2017 at 11:52 pm

    Dear Donna,
    With sincere and deepest sympathy , to you and Jim’s family. May the memories you shared, with Jim ,comfort you during this difficult time of sorrow.
    Roberta Marcin

    ( Retired Whidden RN and friend of Connie Leighton )

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