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James J. Folan, Sr.

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“I am so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. He and your Mom were lovely people and good neighbors. ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Joan Robicheau-Paolin - Malden, MA

“My sincere condolences to Captain Folan's family and friends. I had the honor and privilege of working for Captain Folan on occasion, as a rookie...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Richard Mills - Nottingham, NH

“As a former employee of Windham Terrace, my sympathy goes out to the Folan family. Jim was always a fun guy to have around. Always good for a laugh....Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Chrissie Whitehorn - Winder, GA

“Sorry to learn of Jim's passing. We remember him fondly. Our hearts and thoughts are with the Folan family.With deepest sympathy,Hollie and Leo...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Hollie and Leo Gallivan - FL

“I was sorry to hear about Jim's passing. I have such fond memoiries of him at all the family Thanksgivings and other functions and visiting him and...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Jean Gagnon - Palm Coast, FL

“Uncle Jim was a very special man. He made everyone feel like they were very important to him. He always wanted to hear how you were doing.He had a...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“He was such a great guy...... I loved that smile of his and the mischievous twinkle in his eye. He will be missed. ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Beth Gentille - San Leandro, CA

“Jim, Joanne and all the kids in the wonderful Folan family, i am very sorry for your loss. I remember great family gatherings and summer birthday...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Ellen Vermilyea - Pembroke, NH

“I am so sorry for the loss of this wonderful man, grandfather to my children. He will be greatly missed. My condolences to Jim Jr., I know he was a...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Family, Our thoughts and prayers go out to you at this difficult time. We at St. Matthew's have grown to love your dad thru our many visits to...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: peg donahue-turner - windham, NH

“I'm sorry for your loss. May God give you peace by means of prayer. Philippians 4:6,7 ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“To the family of Jim my sincere sympathy on the passing of your dear father. I worked with Jim for many years at Dist3. He was a pleasure to work...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“Jim, I'm very sorry to hear about your Dad I had some very funny and happy memories of him when we were younger. I only hope that those memories...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: DONNA RICHARDS - malden, MA

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FOLAN, James J., Sr., Captain, Malden Fire Dept., retired, of Windham, NH formerly of Malden, April 28th. Devoted husband of the late Rita (O'Shea). Beloved father of Joanne Folan of Northwood, NH, James J. Folan, Jr. of Derry, NH and the late Gail R. Folan. Brother of the late Coleman and Matthew Folan, Mary Amerault, Winifred Folan, Catherine Fisher, Julia Elwell and Dorothy McEwan. Lovingly survived by 4 grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral from the Carroll Funeral Home, 721 Salem Street, (Maplewood Square) MALDEN on Friday, May 1st at 8 AM followed by a Funeral Mass celebrated in St. Joseph's Church, 770 Salem St., Malden at 9 o'clock. Visiting Hours in the Carroll Funeral Home on Thursday from 4-8 PM. Services will conclude with interment at Calvary Cemetery, Winchester. Late WWII Navy Veteran and member of the Saugus VFW Post 2346. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in his name may be made to Paralyzed Veterans of America, 801 Eighteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006-3517.

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