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Mr.  James M.  Warren
  • Chelsea Soldier's Home Recreation Department
    91 Crest Ave.
    Chelsea, MA 02150

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“Phylis,My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family ”
1 of 19 | Posted by: Jean Rinaldi - Naples, FL

“Dear Phyllis & Family,Although we didn't know you and Jim well, when we saw you at VCC dancing, or at dinner, or a social event, you both always lit...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Phyllis & Chuck Padolsky - Naples, FL

“Dear Phyllis,I Just heard that Jim ad passed away and Bucky and I send our sincere condolences to you and your family. May you find comfort in...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Selma Flieder - Naples, FL

“A real gentleman who raised a terrific family that made our neighborhood such a nice place to live.From the Alger family...our deepest sympathy...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: GEORGE & GERRY ALGER - Ipswich, MA

“Our hearts are with Phyllis and her family as Jim was such a loved happy soul who loved to share stories and always had a smile. He will be missed...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Debbie Gallant - NAPLES, FL

“Jim and family,Just heard about your Dad's passing, very sorry for your loss.I remember your Dad way back when we were in little league at Robin hood...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Bob Trotta - Wolfeboro, NH

“Our deepest condolences to a wonderful family. May Jim's soul Rest In Peace and May the Lord comfort and sustain you. ”
7 of 19 | Posted by: Rob, Marie & Marie Popkin - Alva, FL

“Dear Phyllis and Family, We were so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. Be comforted knowing he is at peace. No matter how long we have to prepare our...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Richard & Ro Sukkivan - Meford, MA

“phyllis and family, so sorry to hear of jim's passing. he treated me as a real friend since my arrival from ireland as did all your family. 'Ar...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: tony burke - berwick, ME

“I had the pleasure of working with Jim in the 80s at New England telephone. Later I was lucky enough to get to know him closer when his son married...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Donna Comeau - Gilford, NH

“I don't know you I'm so sorry to hear about your husband passing he is now Resting in peace may god be with you and your family you are all in my...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Lorraine Butler - Derry, NH

“I had the absolute pleasure of working with Jim at Ma Bell. Just a great guy, loved his family. Always spoke of his beautiful wife with pride. I'm...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Clare Leonard - North Andover, MA

“Jim! A wonderful friend, Just like a Brother. I have been blessed to have you in my life all these years. Dear Brother-in- law, "May God hold you in...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Joan Smith - Quincy, MA

“My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort. ”
14 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“Phyllis and family, we are deeply saddened to hear of Jim's passing. He was one of the first people we met at VCC. We will never forget his great...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Gary and Joan Vittorio - Denville, NJ

March 9, 2017 - great day with a great man.
16 of 19 | Posted by: Janet Bowie

“So sorry for you loss. He is in peaceful rest where there is no pain or hurt. ”
17 of 19 | Posted by: Dan & Linda Casey - Melrose, MA

“We were very saddened to hear of Jim's passing. May he rest in peace. Heartfelt condolences to all of the family ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Dorothy and David Crowley - NH

“Laurie and family; deepest condolences at this time. I know you adore your dad. I'm so sorry for what you are going through but glad that you have so...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Stephanie Poirier - Lowell, MA


WARREN, James M. It is with great sadness that the family of James Michael Warren of Stoneham and Naples Florida announce his passing. He passed away at the age of 85 on May 30th at MGH.

"Jim" is the beloved husband of Phyllis (Carr) Warren with whom he shared 59 years of marriage. He is the dear Dad of Joan McDermott and her husband John, Mary Jane Warren, Jim Jr., and his wife Stephanie Warren, Filis Warren, Cristine Warren Linn and Laurie Cheetham and her husband Christopher. Jim is a loving "papa" to Alaina and Michael Warren, Jamie and Erin McDermott, Lauren, Aiden, and the late Ashley Linn, Matthew, Morgan, and Braydon Cheetham. Jim is the brother of Eileen and her husband F Meade Reynolds, the late Daniel Warren, Michael Warren and Paul Warren. He is the brother in law of Joan Smith. Uncle "Shamus" is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Jim grew up in Somerville, the son of Eileen (Sheehan) Warren of County Kerry and Michael Joseph Warren of County Cork.

He was extremely proud of his Irish heritage and the fact that in 1938, his Dad opened the Shamrock Café, the first Irish pub in Inman Square, Cambridge. He attended St. Joseph's Grammar School in Somerville and St. John's High School in Cambridge. After graduating from St. John's, Jim served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict as a radio communicator. Following his service to his country, he began a career of 40 years with New England Telephone Company, retiring as an engineer. Following Jim's retirement from "Ma Bell" he and Phyl spent several years enjoying family and friends while summering in Stoneham and wintering in Naples, Florida. Sadly, Jim was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease several years ago. He was cared for by his devoted wife, "Phyl" for ten years after his diagnosis and then spent the last 2 years at the Chelsea Soldier's Home where his needs were met by the kind, nurturing staff of 1 West in the Quigley Building.

Funeral from the Barile Family Funeral Home 482 Main St. (RT28) STONEHAM Monday June 3rd, 2019 at 9 am followed by a Funeral Mass Celebrating James Eternal Life in St. Patrick's Church, 71 Central St. Stoneham at 10 am.

Family and friends are kindly invited to gather and share memories with the family on Sunday from 4 pm to 8 pm in the funeral home. Parking attendants and elevator available.

Memorial donations in Jim's name may be made to the Chelsea Soldier's Home Recreation Department 91 Crest Ave. Chelsea, MA 02150.