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“Sorry to hear of Jimmy passing. He was a great class met and friend of my brother Gary Kenney which I will call him ”
1 of 32 | Posted by: Suzanne Flint - Shannock, RI

“Wow it is so sad to hear about my uncle Jim who passed last week iam going to really miss him lots we shared good memories until we meet again love...Read More »
2 of 32 | Posted by: Ann Saunders - New London, CT

“Jim, we had a lot of good times drinking coffee at Dew Drop Inn that's where everybody knows your name. I remember going on hay rides with you and...Read More »
3 of 32 | Posted by: Carol Burdick - Aurora, CO

“To the Cherenzia family, we will truly miss our great friend Jim. Rest In Peace and keep driving those Percherons. We have wonderful memories of...Read More »
4 of 32 | Posted by: Butch Miner and FritzAnn Surace - NY

“Mike and I are so sad to hear about Jim. He was my lifelong friend. He was proud of his family and spoke of you often. We will miss him terribly. Our...Read More »
5 of 32 | Posted by: Mike and Terry Post - Chili, WI


6 of 32 | Posted by: Shelley Gardella - CT

“Such a sad time. Jim was a wonderful, kind, fellow horse person. I remember all the fun we had driving the horses and riding on the wagon with him....Read More »
7 of 32 | Posted by: A friend

“I am saddened to hear of Jim's passing. He was a friend, a teacher, a gentle man. The image of the man with his pipe and his hat, holding the lines,...Read More »
8 of 32 | Posted by: Peter Grufstedt North Stonington

“I am saddened from the loss of a dear friend. My condolences to Jim's family. ”
9 of 32 | Posted by: Beverly Upton Miner - NC

“So sorry for your loss Jim was a very special man , and loved all his children and grandchildren and great grandchildren very much , he will be...Read More »
10 of 32 | Posted by: A friend

“We are so sorry for your loss. Walter has known him all his life and will miss him dearly. I have known him for many years. He always had a bright...Read More »
11 of 32 | Posted by: Walter & Anne Mills - Ashaway, RI

“Michael and I are so very sorry for your loss. Jim, you will be missed. I will always see you seated up on the wagon seat with your team well in hand. ”
12 of 32 | Posted by: Michael and Mary Lawless - CT

“Julie Rob Sarah and Kate sorry for the loss of your Dad and Grandfather your in our prayers ”
13 of 32 | Posted by: Pam Schmeelk - stonington, CT

“Cowboy, will miss you always. ”
14 of 32 | Posted by: sylvia algier - ashaway, RI

“As we remember all the special aspects of a wonderful man, may the family feel strength in the love Jim shared with all that he touched. Prayers for...Read More »
15 of 32 | Posted by: Debbie & Alan Lee - CT

my condolences to your family . I am proud to have called you my friend.  I am thankful for all you have taught me in life.You will never be forgotten
16 of 32 | Posted by: Gidget Gauvin

“My condolences to Jimmy's family,I am so sorry for your loss. Jimmy was a wonderful person who I had the honor of knowing for many years. I will...Read More »
17 of 32 | Posted by: Beverly Morrone - Pawcatuck, CT

“Today I learned my dear cousin, Jim, has passed on. How much I enjoyed his visits as be travel through Texas. Although the visits were short, we...Read More »
18 of 32 | Posted by: A friend

“Hello to Jim's FamilyWhat a loss. I have had the honor of being Jenny Dahlin from Texas. In 2005 I got to visit Rhode Island after my Daddy had...Read More »
19 of 32 | Posted by: Jenny Reader - Pipecreek, TX

“I'm so sorry. Cynthia Breckenridge ”
20 of 32 | Posted by: Cynthia Breckenridge - CT

“Brittaney, So sorry for the loss of your Grampa. We are always here for you. Love & miss you!! ”
21 of 32 | Posted by: Andre & Nancy Thivierge - Holiday, FL

“I'm honored to have known Jim. I'm glad we remained close friends all these years and miles apart. I appreciate he shared all he knew about horses...Read More »
22 of 32 | Posted by: Lyn Odom - TX

“My condolences to the Cherenzia family. Thanks Jim for sharing your horses with everyone, they are beautiful. May you rest in Heavenly Peace and the...Read More »
23 of 32 | Posted by: Sue Gaccione - Westerly, RI

“Please know I am deeply saddened of Jim's passing. He was such a wonderful, caring and loved man. He will be dearly missed.With Deepest Sympathy...Read More »
24 of 32 | Posted by: Peggy Sue Long - Pawcatuck, CT

“We are saddened by this news. Jim was a great guy who will be missed by all. Condolences to Jim's family....Laurie and Richard Elvin ”
25 of 32 | Posted by: Laurie Elvin - North Stonington, CT

“To the Cherenzia Families, please accept our sincere sympathies on Jim's passing. His kindness and generosities, his sense of humor and his skills...Read More »
26 of 32 | Posted by: Lyd and Brian Neugent

“To the Family of Jim, our thoughts and prayers go to you in loving Memory of Jim. He will be missed in this community and by all. Love Sandy ”
27 of 32 | Posted by: Sandy Itchkawich - Hopkinton, RI

“I loved my cousin very much I remember my parents bringing me to the farm to see all the animals and I remember all the hey rides he will be greatly...Read More »
28 of 32 | Posted by: Rachel Cherenzia - Charlestown, RI

“Rip dad thank you for all you did for us. You will always be in my heart. love Julie ”
29 of 32 | Posted by: Julia Smith - Hopkinton, RI

“I went all through school with Jimmy, he was a sweet gentle soul. He will be missed. My thoughts and prayers will be with you all. ”
30 of 32 | Posted by: Anna Camacho Brearley - Leesburg, FL

“So sorry for your loss ... so many wonderful childhood memories at the farm. May all your fond memories help fade the hurt of loss. ”
31 of 32 | Posted by: Karen (Bailey) Heroux - RI

“Dear Laurie, Jim, Brittaney and all the family.. Jay and I send our love and sympathy to you all.. Jim will always be remembered and held in our...Read More »
32 of 32 | Posted by: Judy Gray - Hope Valley, RI


James was born on February 8, 1948 and passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

James was a resident of Hopkinton, Rhode Island at the time of passing.

Jim graduated from Chariho High School in 1966.

Funeral service will be held on Thursday, Jan. 11 at 11 a.m. at the Buckler-Johnston Funeral Home, 121 Main St., Westerly, RI. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 10 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hope Hospice of Rhode Island, 1085 N. Main St., Providence, RI 02904; or Shriners of Rhode Island, 1 Rhodes Place, Cranston, RI 02905.

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