Jim Harvey

December 19, 1934November 26, 2018

Jim Harvey, 83 of Brewster, Massachusetts died on November 26 peacefully at home surrounded by his family. He was born in Rye, New York in 1934 and was the fourth child of Thomas and Florence Harvey. He graduated Saint Lawrence University in 1960 and worked as an accountant at W.R. Grace and then at Jaguar / Ford. He was a member of the United States Army Reserves. Jim is survived by his loving wife, Carole of 57 years, his four children and their spouses: Leslie and Larry Sola, Wendy and Patrick Renard, Jim and Kim Harvey, and Kristen and Ryan Skenyon. He is also survived by his three siblings, Joan Toon, Thomas Harvey, and Ellen Wolfe. He also leaves behind twelve grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Jim and Carole raised their children in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, and then happily retired to Brewster, Massachusetts. He was a long-time avid fan of the New York Rangers and the St. Louis Cardinals. Jim also enjoyed spending time with their golden retrievers. He enjoyed his nightly card games with his wife and birdwatching through their kitchen window. Vacations with his family in the Caribbean were always looked forward to by all. Visiting hours will be held at Nickerson Funeral Home, 77 Eldredge Park Way, Orleans, Massachusetts, on Thursday November 29th between the hours of 5 and 7pm. Burial will be private. For online condolences please visit


  • Carole Harvey, Wife
  • Leslie Sola, Daughter
  • Wendy Renard, Daughter
  • Jim Harvey, Son
  • Kristen Skenyon, Daughter


  • Visiting Hours Thursday, November 29, 2018

Jim Harvey

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Janet (McKenney) Mezgolits

November 29, 2018

I remember Jimmy in the '40s in Rye as a tall, lanky, and lively kid who hardly ever sat still and always seemed to have something fun going on! So sorry to be reading his obituary.

Joan M. Toon

November 29, 2018

Summer of 1952 Jimmy showed up at my 2 room apartment I shared with
Thelma another nurse/student.The apartment was adjacent to the Univ.
Minn. Hospital & campus. Jim was to find a “farm” job for the summer. He
Did find a job, “flipping” burgers! Our father told Jim he could come back East & do that. Jim obliged, taking Greyhound stopping off to visit various
classmates along the way. What evokes this memory is a small black & white
Photo of Jim recliningon the “shore” of Lake Calhoun after a swim in the fresh water lake. A very happy teenager!
I will send the photo by US mail.
Affectionately, Joan.