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“Very sad to see this wonderful young man's passing to the Peace which is Infinite. We have loved you Jim and your family since I met your Mom and Dad...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Frank and Rose Pignone - Stoneham, MA

“Hi Carole,So sorry to hear about Jim's passing. We will miss seeing him in the summers to come. I dont know if I ever mentioned it but my sister...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Cathy Richardson - Casco, ME

“Carole and family- So sorry for the loss of Jimmy. He was always such a good guy ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: John & Pam Noble - Wakefield, MA

“Carol and family,I am very sorry for the loss of Jim. I truly enjoyed the years that we cared for him, and thought of him as a really nice guy. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Frank M

“Dear Carole, and family;Although I only had a few chances to speak to him, it was a joy. He hada way to make me feel comfortable, ending always with...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Diane Pellegrine - West Newton, MA

“Carol so sorry for your loss, I remember him for his wit, he always a smile. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Rick Hastings - Lowell, MA

“Dearest Carole & Family, I am so saddened to hear of Jim's passing. I will always remember his warm smile and long chats we would have at the lake....Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Valerie Jackson - Nashua, NH

James T. McTaggart of Reading passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston. He was 60 years of age.

Born on May 9, 1957 in Stoneham, James was the loving son of the late James F. McTaggart and June M. (Shea) McTaggart. James was a warm and caring son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend. He will be deeply missed.

James worked for Local 537 Pipefitter's Union for several years. He was a dedicated family man who devoted his life to helping raise and take care of his family. He loved family gatherings and being together.

James is the beloved husband of Carole J. (Orben) McTaggart. He is the devoted father of James McTaggart Jr. and his wife Eileen and Michael McTaggart and his wife Tricia. The cherished grandfather of Griffin, James III, Gage, Erin & Teagan, James is the dear brother of Thomas McTaggart and his late wife Catherine and June Milligan and her husband Kevin. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Service Celebrating James' Eternal Life will be held on Wednesday, March 7th at 11am in the Barile Family Funeral Home, 482 Main St. STONEHAM. Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with the Family on Tuesday, March 6th from 4-8pm in the Funeral Home. Parking attendants and elevator are available. Interment Lindenwood Cemetery, Stoneham.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to support of Cardiology at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Memorial gifts can be made online at or checks can be made payable to Brigham and Women's Hospital with "in memory of James McTaggart" in the memo line and sent to: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Development Office, 116 Huntington Ave., 3rd floor, Boston, MA 02116.

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