James F Twiss

October 30, 1947January 3, 2014
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TWISS, JAMES "JIM", 66, of Boca Raton, passed away January 3, 2014. Jim was a dedicated police officer with the Deerfield Beach Police Department and Broward Sheriff Office. He retired in 2007 after 40 years of service. He is survived by his two sons, Dan and Andrew; grandson, Wolfie. Preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Harriette; his wife, Cecelia (Sis). Funeral Service will be on Friday, January 10, 2014 at 10:00 am at Kraeer-Becker Funeral Home, 217 Hillsboro Blvd, Deerfield Beach. Burial will be at Boca Raton Cemetery and Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice by the Sea, Inc., Attn: Fund Development, 1531 West Palmetto Park road, Boca Raton, FL 33486.


  • Visitation Friday, January 10, 2014
  • Funeral Service Friday, January 10, 2014

James F Twiss

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Jorge Lorenzo

May 11, 2014

James was a great person and friend. A standup guy and a truly good person. Rest in peace.

Doug Lashbrook

January 10, 2014

My condolences to the Twiss family. He was my first contact when I walked into District 2 midnight roll call in 1990. A true "cop's cop", gentleman and friend. Rest in Peace Sarge.

Annmarie Thomas

January 10, 2014

Mr Twiss was such a wonderful man, full of humor. I am glad to have met him. To his sons, and family, heaven was missing an angel. Rest well Mr Twiss. I will keep and cherish your words of wisdom.

Carmen Arce

January 9, 2014

I feel very fortunate to have met Mr. Twiss. He always made me laugh and was very kind. I will definitely miss him alot but will NEVER forget him. R.I.P. my dear friend.

January 9, 2014

James was a very nice man that we will miss! We enjoyed getting to know him and will miss him! He is now with his lovely wife he spoke so sweetly about!

Guy & Lee Ann Mancini

Marsha Kratzman

January 8, 2014

I am so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. Kevin and myself were going down memory lane today from the family's time spent here in Lakewood Mobile Home Court. God bless you all, and may He help you through your loss.

Homer Fleming

January 8, 2014

I had the pleasure of working with Jim. He was a true gentleman. RIP brother.

Sue Hoffman

January 8, 2014

What a great guy!He will be missed. I served him breakfast at Maxwells many times and he became a good friend even went to my Wedding.Good dancer. So sorry to hear of his passing My prayers are sent to the family. RIP Sue Hoffman

Heather Lewin Twiss

January 7, 2014

Rob Schnakenberg

January 7, 2014

On behalf of the Broward Sheriff's Office Deerfield Beach District, I would like to offer our condolences to the Twiss family during this most difficult time. Jim dedicated 40 years of his life to the citizens of Broward County. His service will not be forgotten. May he rest in peace.