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“havent seen jim in some years but im still gunna miss him ”
1 of 40 | Posted by: jamie dunleavy - nefew

“Linda & Family, We only found out about Jim's passing a few days ago and are so sorry for your loss. Our love, thoughts and prayers are with you and...Read More »
2 of 40 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Linda and Family,Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. God Bless.David & Shirley (Tkaczyk) Emery ”
3 of 40 | Posted by: A friend

“My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. My you find peace in the loving memories that you all share.~Bea~ ”
4 of 40 | Posted by: A friend

“Linda & Family--So sorry to hear of Jimmy's death. He was a great guy. Hoped he'd go into remission again. Our thoughts & prayers go out to you...Read More »
5 of 40 | Posted by: Richard & Gail Bryant - VT

“I was privileged to meet Jim when I was covering for Maureen in Oncology. What a wonderful man he was. I'm glad I had a chance to meet him,...Read More »
6 of 40 | Posted by: Martha Clark LaMoria - Newfane, VT

“Linda and Kids, Sorry to hear of your loss. Jimmy was a great guy. Everybody that had the chance to meet him was lucky.. My thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
7 of 40 | Posted by: Thereasa (McCarthy) Clark - VT

“Linda and family,Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. We know Jimmy left you with wonderful memories to warm your hearts. Your love for Jimmy...Read More »
8 of 40 | Posted by: Michael and Betty Henry - VT

“Linda, I'm praying that God will strengthen you, that you will feel His presence and love. For the Lord knows the sorrow you feel,the comfort and...Read More »
9 of 40 | Posted by: A friend

“Donna and I knew and loved Jimmy as the man he was. He loved Linda and his family, he had a great sence of humor, was honest as anyone I have ever...Read More »
10 of 40 | Posted by: A friend

“Jim, You were a great man and I was very fortunate to have met you, spend time with you, and get to know you. You will be missed greatly. ...Read More »
11 of 40 | Posted by: Robert J - ME

“I am so deeply sorry for your loss. May your memories of Jimmy bring you peace and joy. I send you my prayers and strength in this very difficult...Read More »
12 of 40 | Posted by: Jessica Cavanagh - Hinsdale, NH

“Sincere condolences to Dunny's family and friends. A new, bright and shining star is twinkling far above. ”
13 of 40 | Posted by: Ken & Mea Whitworth - Guilford, VT

“Linda, Angie and Nick,My deepest condolences and the premature passing of Jim. My thoughts and Prayers are with you as you pass through this most...Read More »
14 of 40 | Posted by: Terry Martin - Brattleboro, VT

“As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. ”
15 of 40 | Posted by: Rebecca Leake (Jenns sister) - FL

“Be StillBe still like the grass on a melancholy summer dayBe still like desert shrub.Be calm and you will hear your loved one speak, in the stillness...Read More »
16 of 40 | Posted by: John&Patricia mazzoccoli(Jenn's Parents) - FL

“Angela and Family Sorry to hear about you loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. ”
17 of 40 | Posted by: Chris M. - Hinsdale, NH

“The boys & I were so very lucky to have you the biggest part f our lives. RIP Dad, Papa. ”
18 of 40 | Posted by: Angela - Hinsdale, NH

“jim u will truley be missed angie u are in my thoughts and prayers .angie he will always be watching u ”
19 of 40 | Posted by: eric perry - concord, NH

“Linda and Family,I was saddened to hear of Jim's passing. A funnier man I shall never know. His wonderful zest for life and keen sense of humor will...Read More »
20 of 40 | Posted by: Pamela (Mosher) Corrado - AZ

“RIP to the worlds very best Dad & Papa ever!!!!!!! ”
21 of 40 | Posted by: Angie, Nicholas & Nathan Mathieu - NH

“Linda and Family,I was so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
22 of 40 | Posted by: Karen Redeker-Hicks

“Angie and family-My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Please know that if you need anything please let me know. May your...Read More »
23 of 40 | Posted by: Kate Michaud - Hinsdale, NH

“Angie, Nick & Justins,I'm sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts. ”
24 of 40 | Posted by: Steph (Young) Cassell - VT

“Jimmy fought the good long fight and kept his wonderful sense of humor to the end. Your kindness to me in my time of need will never be forgotten....Read More »
25 of 40 | Posted by: Robert Wood - Venice, FL

“Linda, Angie, and Nick~As you know, Jim was one of my favorite people. He talked about you all, and I know how much he loved you. Please know you are...Read More »
26 of 40 | Posted by: Angela (Dubray)Millette - NH

“Jimmy, Justin and family,I went to H.S. with Jimmy and was a friend for many years. I am so sorry to hear of his passing and sorry not to know of his...Read More »
27 of 40 | Posted by: A friend

“In Loving Memory of Uncle Jimmy...RemembranceRemembrance is a golden chainDeath tries to break,but all in vain.To have, to love, and then to partIs...Read More »
28 of 40 | Posted by: Tara Dunleavy-Sokolich - Saco, ME

“Linda & Family,So sorry to hear about Jimmy. May he rest in peace and have eternal life. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during your...Read More »
29 of 40 | Posted by: Suzette Anderson - Barnet, VT

“So sorry to here about jim.We used to work with him at c&s.Our thought and prayers are with you.Gaylen&Patricia LeVasseur ”
30 of 40 | Posted by: A friend

“I am so sorry to hear of Dunny's passing. I will always cherish the memories of Jimmie and his sister, Susie. And I could never forget Mama and Papa...Read More »
31 of 40 | Posted by: April Lavoie - Brattleboro, VT

“Linda and Family, Jim and I were so saddened by Jim's passing. He was a wonderful man. I enjoyed working w/him at C&S. He was very quiet and kind...Read More »
32 of 40 | Posted by: Vivian & James Ritchie/Ferris - VT

“May God be with James an his famlly. ”
33 of 40 | Posted by: john evans - tuscumbia, AL

“Linda and family, We are so sorry to hear about Jim. Love Lois and Eugene ”
34 of 40 | Posted by: eugene dunham - hinsdale, NH

“We send our condolences to the entire Dunleavy family in their time of sorrow. My wife and I were upstairs tenants of their Williston St. property...Read More »
35 of 40 | Posted by: Jerry & Alma Rounds - Brattleboro, VT

“Linda, Our prayers are with you. If there is anything we can do for you don't hesitate.We will keep the good times in our hearts. ”
36 of 40 | Posted by: Al & Barb Olio - Cambridge, VT

“Linda - Ricky & I were so sad to hear of Jimmy's passing. Please be comforted with the wonderful memories you have, of the good times you spent...Read More »
37 of 40 | Posted by: Ricky & Joanne Sprague - Hinsdale, NH

“I am very sorry to hear of Jim's passing, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I am always there if you need someone to talk to or a...Read More »
38 of 40 | Posted by: Tom Czepiel - Keene, NH

“Angie, Nick & Justin, I am sorry for your loss. Keep your memories of Jim close to your heart!!! ”
39 of 40 | Posted by: Linda Mathieu - Keene, NH

“Offering our deepest condolences during this time. ”
40 of 40 | Posted by: The Staff of Atamaniuk Funeral Home - VT


Hinsdale, N.H. – James W. "Jimmy" Dunleavy, 62, of Spring Street in Hinsdale, died early Saturday morning, November 28, 2009 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family following a courageous battle with cancer. Jim was born in Brattleboro on February 10, 1947, the son of John and Helen (Baronas) Dunleavy. He was raised and educated in Brattleboro attending Brattleboro Union High School. He had been employed at C&S Grocers Wholesale for 23 years retiring in 2007 due to his failing health. Previously he had worked for Harry Slate Roofing, Brattleboro Roofing & Sheet Metal, the BookPress and at Marlboro College. He was a communicant at Saint Michael's Roman Catholic Church. Of his pastimes and interests, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and golfing and was a member of the Pine Grove Country Club in Spofford. A devoted family man, he especially enjoyed time spent with his grandsons. On August 10, 1985, in Heritage Park in Hinsdale he was married to Linda C. Wood who survives. Besides his wife of 24 years he leaves, one son, Justin Dunleavy of Berlin, N.H., a step-son, Nick Giammarco of Keene, a step-daughter, Angela Mathieu of Hinsdale, his two grandsons, Nicholas and Nathan Mathieu, two brothers, John Dunleavy, Jr. of Milford, N.H. and Francis Dunleavy of Brattleboro, one sister, Rosemary George of Milford, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, and two sisters, Susan Dunleavy and Carol Smith. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. at Saint Michael's Catholic Church with Rev. Richard O'Donnell, pastor, celebrant. Burial will be in Meetinghouse Hill Cemetery on Orchard Street. Friends are invited to call at the Atamaniuk Funeral Home on Tuesday from 7 to 9 P.M. Memorial contributions in Jim's name may be made to, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Oncology Dept., 17 Belmont Ave., Brattleboro, Vt. 05301.

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