OBITUARY

James M. Conley

November 26, 1961April 7, 2019
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CONLEY, James M., lifelong resident of Norwood, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family, April 7, 2019.

Beloved and devoted husband of 32 years to Doreen (Bilotta) Conley of Norwood. Loving father of Ryan, Luke and James Conley all of Norwood. Dear brother of Mary Conley Perry and her husband David of CA, Margaret Muscato of Norton, Paul Conley and his wife Deborah of FL and Michael Conley and his wife Laurie of Bridgewater. James will be dearly missed by many loving in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. James was the son of the late Paul and Sally (McDonagh) Conley of Ireland.

James was a co-founder and owner with his partner Matt Walsh of Walcon Construction for many years until working for P.J. Hayes at Southridge Farm where he did what he loved most, carpentry. He had a gift and a love for carpentry. James was a meticulous finished carpenter who was passionate about making sure his work was perfect down to the very last detail. When James was not working, he cherished spending time in Sunapee, NH, making forever memories with his family.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 17th at 10:00am from the Gillooly Funeral Home, 126 Walpole Street (Rte. 1A), Norwood, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00am at St. Catherine of Siena Church, Norwood. Interment will be private. Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday from 4:00-8:00pm at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of James M. Conley may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.

Services

  • Visitation at Gillooly Funeral Home Tuesday, April 16, 2019
  • A Mass of Christian Burial in St. Catherine of Siena Church Wednesday, April 17, 2019
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Fergal and Mary Mooney

April 15, 2019

I met Jimmy when I worked with PJ in 1986/87. He and Mat worked on our house in Franklin. He was a lovely person and our thoughts and prayers are with his family .
Fergal and Mary
Galway , Ireland.

Brendan and Barbara McDonagh

April 15, 2019

Thinking of you all at this difficult time , you are all in our thoughts and prayers. May he rest in peace. Love from Brendan and Barbara McDonagh, Na Creagáin, Galway xxx

James McDonagh

April 14, 2019

Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.
I remember meeting James at Bridie's house when we visited Boston a few years ago. A nice man and a fellow carpenter, I could have spent a long time talking about our shared occupation. May he rest in peace.
James (Luke), Bridie and family, Glasgow.
A mass will be said for James in Glasgow next week. God bless.

Tommy and Deoid Costello

April 14, 2019

we were very sorry to hear about James s death may he rest in peace with his mom and dad we are having a mass here for him on wednesday we will pray for you all

James and Bernie Costello

April 14, 2019

Our love, thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. Special memories from our childhood and our trips over to Boston. May he Rest In Peace.
James, Bernie and family 💜

Ann Costello

April 14, 2019

Our love thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time of sorrow. Bertie has fond memories of long summers when over for holidays in Ireland and of our stay in Boston in 1996. Don’t think James got too much work done with all the distractions going on. May he Rest In Peace Bertie Ann and family Galway

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Biography

CONLEY, James M., lifelong resident of Norwood, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family, April 7, 2019.

Beloved and devoted husband of 32 years to Doreen (Bilotta) Conley of Norwood. Loving father of Ryan, Luke and James Conley all of Norwood. Dear brother of Mary Conley Perry and her husband David of CA, Margaret Muscato of Norton, Paul Conley and his wife Deborah of FL and Michael Conley and his wife Laurie of Bridgewater. James will be dearly missed by many loving in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. James was the son of the late Paul and Sally (McDonagh) Conley of Ireland.

James was a co-founder and owner with his partner Matt Walsh of Walcon Construction for many years until working for P.J. Hayes at Southridge Farm where he did what he loved most, carpentry. He had a gift and a love for carpentry. James was a meticulous finished carpenter who was passionate about making sure his work was perfect down to the very last detail. When James was not working, he cherished spending time in Sunapee, NH, making forever memories with his family.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 17th at 10:00am from the Gillooly Funeral Home, 126 Walpole Street (Rte. 1A), Norwood, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00am at St. Catherine of Siena Church, Norwood. Interment will be private. Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday from 4:00-8:00pm at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of James M. Conley may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.