James J. Brady
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James J. Brady
  • December 19, 1944 - November 14, 2017
  • Oneonta, New York

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James "Jim" Brady, 72, of Oneonta, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 in Oneonta.

He was born on December 19, 1944 in Co. Monaghan, Ireland, the son of John Joseph and Mary (Lappin) Brady. He married Rosaleen McGill on September 7, 1974.

Jim was a former coach at St. Barnabas Gaelic Football Club and member of the Gaelic Athletic Association in New York, NY. He was a member of and worked as a carpenter for Local 608 Carpenters Union in New York, NY.

Jim enjoyed staying active; including swimming at the YMCA and Wilber Pools, walking his dog Chase with his wife Rosaleen, woodworking and performing projects around the house, and tending to his backyard garden.

He was a parishioner at St. Mary's Church, Oneonta.

He is survived by his wife, Rosaleen Brady of Oneonta, NY; his son, Gary Brady and daughter-in law Emily Brady and grandchildren Charlie and John Joesph of Monroe, CT; his son, Ciaran Brady of Oneonta, NY; and his daughter, Ashley Brady of Charleston, SC; his sister, Margaret Greenan and brother-in-law Eddie Greenan of Ballinode, Co. Monaghan, Ireland; a number of brother-in-laws, sister-in laws nieces and nephews across the US and Ireland

Predeceased by his parents, Parents John Joseph and Mary Brady; and his brother, Michael Brady.

Friends are invited to greet the family, today, Friday, November 17, 2017 from 5 to 8 pm at the Lester R Grummons Funeral Home, 14 Grand Street, Oneonta.

A funeral Mass will take place at a later date.

Contributions can be made in memory of Jim Brady to: St. Barnabas GFC 388 Woodlawn Station Bronx, NY 10470; and St. Mary's Church 39 Walnut St Oneonta, NY 13820.

Online condolences to Jim's family may be made online by visiting www.grummonsfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta.