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“Good evening dad. Sitting here visiting with rich. He is here until Saturday then he will be going back to arizona. Mom was so happy to see him. He...Read More »
1 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Well Dad today is Wednesday April 12th and tomorrow is Camerons birthday. He is gonna be 5. I feel so bad that you can't see him and Maddie grow....Read More »
2 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Hey Dad, It's been a while. I was sick in and out of going back and forth from hospital to home, then doctor's office because I was so sick. Had the...Read More »
3 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Hi Daddy, I've been trying to handle life itself and leave you alone to rest in peace. But with so much going on and today being my birthday the...Read More »
4 of 100+ | Posted by: sandi dudley - stamford, NY

“Hi Daddy, just sitting here thinking of you. I've been having a hard time finding the right words to say. I miss you so much. I need to talk to...Read More »
5 of 100+ | Posted by: Debra Dudley - Lowell, MA

“Dad, I need help. I am so scared mom is sick, lost her breath in the car. I drove 90 miles an hour to get her to the hospital. Please watch over her...Read More »
6 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Hey dad, Always a lot going on with us. Mom keeps falling and getting more bruises. She is starting to scare me. I wish you were still here with us....Read More »
7 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Good morning Daddy. I just wanna tell you I miss you so so much. My heart aches to see you and hear you talk and laugh. I know you're happy with...Read More »
8 of 100+ | Posted by: Debra Dudley - Lowell, MA

“Hello Dad, We'll still awake coughing and feeling miserable. Watch over mom she hasn't been feeling well. I am worried about her. I think she is...Read More »
9 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Hi Daddy, I'm sorry it's been a while since I've talked to you but things have been pretty crazy around here with the new baby. I finally have a...Read More »
10 of 100+ | Posted by: Debbie Dudley - Lowell, MA

“My dearest angel my dad, God do I miss you. Right now I am writing to you and the tears are blocking my vision. I miss you so much it kills me. Why...Read More »
11 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Daughter

“Hello my sweet Daddy, I miss you so much. I can't get you out of my head or my dreams lately. Your saying something to me but I can't hear what...Read More »
12 of 100+ | Posted by: Debra Dudley - Lowell, MA

“Hi papa, my messages don't seem to be posting on here. I know you can hear what I say to you. It's been a whole year that you have been gone. I miss...Read More »
13 of 100+ | Posted by: Amy Hillis - Stamford, NY

“My sweet man, today at one twenty a. m. You took your last breath. I hated that I wanted you to keep breathing and your beautiful heart to keep...Read More »
14 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Well my prescious Daddy, in less than seven hours it will be exactly one year since you left us and no more pain. Today was tough for me but...Read More »
15 of 100+ | Posted by: Debbie Dudley - Lowell, MA

“Hi daddy,well tomorrow is a year,the worst day of my life.The day I had to say good bye.They say it gets easier,that's not true,it's harder,the...Read More »
16 of 100+ | Posted by: Darlene Dudley - Mesa, AZ

“Hello dad, Merry Christmas. Well last year on this night you were opening presents and eating lasagna, something you didn't like. You told me it was...Read More »
17 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Well dad it's me again. Needed to write to you agaij. Christmas is here and I have no cares for christmas. You were here this time last year. I didn...Read More »
18 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Hey dad, it's me. I am down in the dumps all the time and I don't like it. I really miss you and love you. Cameron and Maddison sent up balloons up...Read More »
19 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“It's me again. I just can't get you out of my head all week. Thank you for coming in my dream with Joey to tell me Kym and Amelyah are gonna be...Read More »
20 of 100+ | Posted by: Debbie Dudley - Lowell, MA

“Happy birthday to my dearest loving Dad. I will always miss you. I wish you were here but you really just didn't want to add another year to your...Read More »
21 of 100+ | Posted by: Debbie - Lowell, MA - Daughter

“To my dearest husband on his birthday. I wish you were still here and I miss you so much. I love you and I am glad you have know more pain. But my...Read More »
22 of 100+ | Posted by: Dorothy Dudley - Lynn, MA

“Happy Birthday Dad. Well today you would of been 85. Today Cameron wants to get a balloon and write happy birthday on it and let it go up in the sky....Read More »
23 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Hi again, almost one whole year and I'm not ready for it. Your birthday is in two days. We are gonna have cupcakes with candles and sing to you for...Read More »
24 of 100+ | Posted by: Debbie Dudley - Lowell, MA

“I love you and I miss you! I sleep with your memorial card every night great papa. I love you. ”
25 of 100+ | Posted by: Bryson Hillis - Stamford

“Well Daddy, I just couldn't handle all theater disasters after disasters. I'm somewhere safe and I'll get help. I'm sad your not here. I hope you...Read More »
26 of 100+ | Posted by: Debbie Dudley - Lowell, MA

“Happy Thanksgiving my prescious Daddy. I know your here in spirit and with Mom. I sure God has a huge spread in Heaven and will let his angels...Read More »
27 of 100+ | Posted by: Debbie Dudley - Lowell, MA

“Happy Thanksgiving Dad. You have 5 favorite holidays. Thanksgiving, Christmas Anniversary and yours and mom's birthday. Today is hard I have been...Read More »
28 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - LYNN, MA

“Morning Dad, Today is November 18th and it's mom's birthday. The 1st birthday without you. It is gonna be hard these coming weeks. The holidays...Read More »
29 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Hi my prescious Daddy. I sorry I don't write much any more I'm always doing something to keep busy so I don't think of you and start to cry. That's...Read More »
30 of 100+ | Posted by: Debbie Dudley - Lowell, MA

“Morning dad, Well today is 10 months. Why does the time go by so fast. It was like yesterday we were watching TV talking laughing and having a good...Read More »
31 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Oh Daddy,, still the days do not get any easier... Words can not begin to explain how much I miss You. I'd give anything to see you one more time,...Read More »
32 of 100+ | Posted by: Sandi Dudley - Stamford, NY

“Morning Dad, Well life is still going by. It is gonna be 10 months on the 28th and it's still like yestetday. I thank God for the kids because it...Read More »
33 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Papa Jim, I love you and I miss you. Don't leave a message because I am sending a letter to you. Please I will write you a letter every day if I...Read More »
34 of 100+ | Posted by: Cameron Saunders - Peabody, MA

“Hey Dad, I am really missing you. You will never know how much. I am loosing control and I can't fix it. I feel very sad all the time. I want it to...Read More »
35 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen INMAN - LYNN, MA

“Hello Dad, My special man. Tonite I just finished watching Cameron play his first football game. He ran but they stopped him. He still did good you...Read More »
36 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Hi Dad, sorry I haven't written in a while but things have been hectic. I talk to you several times a day. I must drive you crazy. I can't stand...Read More »
37 of 100+ | Posted by: Debbie Dudley - Lowell, MA

“Good morning dad, Yesterday we had a birthday party for Maddison. She is 2. You should see her you would get a kick out of her. She is so fresh. But...Read More »
38 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“It's been so long since I've messaged you on here papa. Fathers day was my last post to you. I feel like such a horrible granddaughter. I think...Read More »
39 of 100+ | Posted by: Amy Hillis - Stamford, NY

“Today is Sept.11th. I remember 15 years ago when that terrible tragedy happened I was living here in ny and i remember you calling me saying oh thank...Read More »
40 of 100+ | Posted by: Sandi Dudley - Stamford, NY

“Hey Dad, I wish you could be here. I miss you more than words can say. Sorry I haven't written in a while but I'm having a hard time these days...Read More »
41 of 100+ | Posted by: Debbie Dudley - Lowell, MA

“I love you Papa and I miss you so much. I will always be here for you. I love you.papa I turned 4 and I went back to school and I think of you all...Read More »
42 of 100+ | Posted by: Cameron Saunders - Peabody, MA

“Hi dad, here I am again with the tears that won't stop. I really miss you. I hate feeling so empty and so alone not hearing your voice or seeing you...Read More »
43 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Hi Dad, we'll today is the 25th of the month and the 28th is 3 days away and that means you have been gone 8 months. Eight months of you not being...Read More »
44 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Hi Daddy, haven't written to you in a while but , your on my mind 24/7. Today was a day full of I miss you tears. Could not get through the day with...Read More »
45 of 100+ | Posted by: sandi Dudley - Stamford, NY

“Hello dad my favorite man. I am having a bad day. I can't seem to keep you off my mind and do what I need to do. I just so and think about you. I...Read More »
46 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Hello dad my favorite man. I am having a bad day. I can't seem to keep you off my mind and do what I need to do. I just so and think about you. I...Read More »
47 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Well hello dad. Missing you like crazy today. I don't know what my problem is. I have a very heavy heart these past few days. Nothing is making me...Read More »
48 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“I'm sitting here early on a Sunday morning ethic king of you reading your newspaper drinking coffee. I would love to see you doing that again. I...Read More »
49 of 100+ | Posted by: Debbie Dudley - Lowell, MA

“Oh my dearest Dad. I was just thinking about you when I used to go to work with you on Saturday mornings. I wonder if you knew I was the sneaky...Read More »
50 of 100+ | Posted by: Debbie Dudley - Lowell, MA

“Well dad today is Stephens 33rd birthday. I wish you were here. It just will never be the same. I have so much pain in my heart I cry until I can't...Read More »
51 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Dad today is the 28th. Seven long painful aching months since you been gone. You left to soon. I wasn't ready but you know I would never be ready. I ...Read More »
52 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Hi Dad, another day of pain and regrets. Living without you and my Joey is killing me slowly. I wake up each day just wanting to go back to sleep...Read More »
53 of 100+ | Posted by: Debbie Dudley - Lowell, MA

“Daddy, I go about each day and pretend everything is ok. It's not ok. I miss you so much....I miss gesepee. How did life get so sad so quickly? I...Read More »
54 of 100+ | Posted by: sandi donato - Stamford, NY

“Good morning dad, Well mom stayed in the Friday night. Chest pain she thought she was taking a heart attack. Today I am at mass general for a lump in...Read More »
55 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Hello Dad, yesterday was Mikes birthday. He turned 35. I guess my boys are getting old. And I hate it. I am getting older and I don't feel so well. I...Read More »
56 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Hi Papa, this is Mathew. I love you so much. I wish you were still alive and I miss you so much. Dad, your great grandson asks about you every day...Read More »
57 of 100+ | Posted by: Deb Dudley - lowell, MA

“Hello Dad, Sitting in the living room at eleven thirty at night and I can't stop looking at your picture. I kiss you good morning and I kiss you good...Read More »
58 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Daddy my dearest. I wish incould just talk to me. So much is wrong in my life that i don't know if I'm coming or going. When you were here you...Read More »
59 of 100+ | Posted by: Deb Dudley - lowell, MA

“Well my sweet daddy. Happy 4th of July and Happy 62nd Anniversary. We know your watching from above so we had an anniversary cake for you and mom....Read More »
60 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - LYNN, MA

“Morning Dad, Just sitting here at union hospital mom needs a test. Oh boy I am feeling lousy these days. Stressed out all the time. I really miss you...Read More »
61 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Hi Daddy sorry I haven't text you for so long. It's hard to text lately but I'm so depressed every moment of the day. Things happened that I can't...Read More »
62 of 100+ | Posted by: Debra Dudley - lowell, MA

“Happy Father's Day to the sweetest and most loving handsome man. Today is the first father's day your not here. Never thought I would see that day....Read More »
63 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Happy Father's day to the most amazing, most loving grandfather ever! Missing you so so much papa. I love you and think of you everyday ”
64 of 100+ | Posted by: Amy Hillis - Stamford, NY

“It's almost Fathers Day. I can't imagine this day without you here. My first ever Fathers Day without the one man that stayed true, honest and loving...Read More »
65 of 100+ | Posted by: sandi donato - Stamford, NY

“Hi daddy,well a week from tomorrow will be Father's Day,first one without you here,then on Monday will be my birthday, and this is gonna be the...Read More »
66 of 100+ | Posted by: Darlene Dudley - Mesa, AZ

“Hi papa, idk how to do this. I write you and think of you always but not seeing you and hearing your voice is wrecking me inside. We are almost at 6...Read More »
67 of 100+ | Posted by: Amy Hillis - Stamford, NY

“Well dad sitting here in the emergency room with Ma again. She is picking up where you left off. Can't do this I need her to stay around. I am still...Read More »
68 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Dad, I needed to write to you after the horrible experience I had with ma. I took her for an appointment and she started to feel sick. The secretary...Read More »
69 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Ok Daddy, please tell me when it's going to get easier to accept you're gone? I go through the motions of life every single day. But, I feel like I'm...Read More »
70 of 100+ | Posted by: sandi donato - Stamford, NY

“Hey dad, Just sending this to let you know today the 28th your gone 5 months. That's a long time even though it seems like yesterday we were having...Read More »
71 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Hi daddy,just wanted you to know my heart is still heavy,I'm still missing you dearly.I wish you where still here so we could talk and laugh.I wish I...Read More »
72 of 100+ | Posted by: Darlene Dudley - Mesa, AZ

“Tearful day. I miss you daddy. My heart aches and o just want to see you. I love you soooo muxh. ”
73 of 100+ | Posted by: sandi donato - Stamford, NY

“Hi daddy,missing you alot today,more then normal. I can't breathe,it hurts so bad,I miss hearing voice,seeing your smiling eyes,listening to your...Read More »
74 of 100+ | Posted by: Darlene Dudley - Mesa, AZ

“Daddy, just one of those days where you are on my mind continually. I miss you so much it hurts. This heavy heart sometimes is so much to bare. I try...Read More »
75 of 100+ | Posted by: sandi donato - Stamford, NY

“Hello Dad, Sitting with the kids oh how you did enjoy them then. But you would really enjoy them now. Cameron is getting so big and Maddison is...Read More »
76 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Morning dad, Sitting in the living room not keeping myself together. I been crying all night because I can't stop thinking about you. Trying to...Read More »
77 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Hi papa, it's been a rough couple days. I can't stop thinking about you. Yesterday was especially hard. I was driving home from the doctors and...Read More »
78 of 100+ | Posted by: Amy Hillis - Stamford, NY

“Dad in my last po I meant to say don't take mom to soon we need her right now. We would like you here but we know you can't be here. So I just wanted...Read More »
79 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - LYNN, MA

“Hi my dad, Well tomorrow is mother's day and your not here. Mom is already been crying because your not here. Then I reminded her of what you use to...Read More »
80 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Hi my prescious Daddy. I miss you so much I'll never be the same again. Too much pain and heartache. I don't know how to deal with so much...Read More »
81 of 100+ | Posted by: Debbie Dudley - Lowell, MA

“Daddy, I keep waiting for it to get easier , waiting for it to not feel like I'm being stabbed in the heart. But, the waiting is endless.I can't get...Read More »
82 of 100+ | Posted by: Sandi Donato - Stamford, NY

“Hi daddy,it's me,missing you as always,I can't get this feeling out of my heart,it hurts all the time,I miss you so much.I don't say much to mom...Read More »
83 of 100+ | Posted by: Darlene Dudley - Mesa, AZ

“Well dad 18th Monday today and I still hate it. I can't stop looking at your pictures. You were happy and so full of life. I still can't deal with it...Read More »
84 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Hi daddy,it's me again,I forgot to tell you something really important,you became a great grandfather again,his name Grayson Mathew Thomas,he was 5...Read More »
85 of 100+ | Posted by: Darlene Dudley - Mesa, AZ

“Hi daddy,just thinking about you like I do everyday since you left me.They say it gets easier,but I don't feel it,I feel it gets harder,I heart hurts...Read More »
86 of 100+ | Posted by: Darlene Dudley - Mesa, AZ

“Daddy,not one day goes by that I don't think of you,or miss you. I live in my little pretend world that I'm here in n.y. and you're still here and I...Read More »
87 of 100+ | Posted by: Sandi Donato - Stamford, NY

“Daddy,it's been 4 month's now since you went home to nana,I still am missing you every second,every minute of everyday,my heart hurts,the day I lost...Read More »
88 of 100+ | Posted by: Darlene Dudley - Mesa, AZ

“My dearest Jim, it's 4 months today but it feels like a lifetime. I miss you more each day and I will never be the same. My whole world turned upside...Read More »
89 of 100+ | Posted by: Dorothy Dudley - Lynn, MA

“Well dad from December 28th up to today April 28th is four months. I can't believe it. It seems like yesterday you were laughing an singing and now I...Read More »
90 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Daddy I'm sitting here outside thinking about how many times you took down that damn deck and to rebuilt the exact same way. I guess you just loved...Read More »
91 of 100+ | Posted by: Debbie Dudley - Lowell, MA

“My handsome dad, Well I still can't deal with my days. I still have an empty aching heart all the time. I need this sadness to stop. I feel health...Read More »
92 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“My dearest husband, I thought of you yesterday and I will think of you tomorrow today and every day since you left. I always speak your name and...Read More »
93 of 100+ | Posted by: Dorothy Dudley - Lynn, MA

“Hey papa, I miss you so much everyday and every night I look up at the sky and talk to u. I try to hear ur voice and see ur handsome smile. I bet ur...Read More »
94 of 100+ | Posted by: Justin Andrades - Stamford, NY

“Good morning Daddy, today is 17 weeks since you joined our Lord. I know he is happy with you because you are so perfect. We are happy you are out...Read More »
95 of 100+ | Posted by: Debbie Dudley - Lowell, MA

“Oh my pure loving Daddy. I miss you more and more each day. It never gets easier it seems to get harder. I need you to hold me for just one moment...Read More »
96 of 100+ | Posted by: Debbie Dudley - Lowell, MA

“Dad, I am sitting here still looking at your pictures. You are such a handsome man. You were the best dad. I still feel like we didn't have enough...Read More »
97 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“I can't stop thinking about you lately papa. You have been on my mind so much lately. I miss you so terribly. I still cry at times when I think of...Read More »
98 of 100+ | Posted by: Amy Hillis - Stamford, NY

“Hello Dad, It's me again. I am writing again only because I wrote a few times and they never made it in your memory book. So I feel cheated. Sitting...Read More »
99 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreen Inman - Lynn, MA

“Well Daddy Mommy finally made it through and finished a memory on your board. I hope you watch her each and every moment of each day. She misses...Read More »
100 of 100+ | Posted by: Debbie Dudley - Lowell, MA


DUDLEY, James A.- Of Lynn, formerly of Chelsea, December 28th. Devoted husband of Dorothy Mae (Lombard). Beloved father of James A. Dudley, Jr. and his wife Linda of NH, Doreen Inman and her husband David of Lynn, Debra Dudley of Lowell, Dorothy Janis and her husband James of AZ, Richard Dudley of AZ, Sandra Donato of NY and Darleen Dudley of AZ. Brother of Theresa DiCicco of Haverhill, Geraldine Doherty of Everett and the late William Dudley, Marie Nigrelli, Florence Panico and Helen Avola. Also lovingly survived by 18 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral Service in the Smith Funeral Home, 125 Washington Avenue, CHELSEA on Monday, January 4th at 5:30 PM. Visitation with the family begining at 4 PM. Committal Services are private. Expressions of sympathy in James' name may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
A resident of Chelsea until moving to Lynn in 2007, James, at 84 years of age, passed away at home ealy Monday morning. A graduate of Chelsea schools and a United States Army Veteran, James spent the first 18 years of his working career with the First National Stores and then for the next 29 years as a sales representative for the Sunshine Biscuit Company, retiring in 1993.