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James M. Cunniff
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  • Chelsea Community Center
    207 Shurtleff Street
    Chelsea, MA 02150

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“Remembering our friend from Library St. and sharing a memory . Jimmy always would have a chat with us about his favorite team the Red Sox. He would...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: helen gurska - salem, NH - Friend

“Can't believe one year has passed, we will always have fond memories of Jimmy, Betty and Al. Prayers offered for all of them today. ”
2 of 17 | Posted by: Helen Curran gurska - salem, NH

“I am profoundly sad at Jimmy's passing. His death was brought to my attention only yesterday (1/8), and I must say that it felt like a punch in the...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Karen Clark - Chelsea, MA

“An amazing man filled with such faith and humility. I will miss his humor and his updates on the happenings in the news. He usually knew more than I...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Anna Swain - Saugus, MA - Family

“I am sorry to hear about Jimmy's passing...Jimmy and I both started to work at Bradlees at the same time. We would always cross the parking lot to...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: susan fetanat - CA - Coworker

“At the Chelsea Community Center, Jimmy was by far one of our best residents. A very nice, kind, caring individual that ALWAYS tried to make you...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Jayne Carbone - Chelsea, MA

“I am so sorry to hear about jimmy's passing we grew-up together on Library street when we were children. He was such a nice guy. I will alway's...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Michael Barboza - Gloucester, MA

“A Very Humble Simple kind of Man. A Good Man. I Remember him at Bradless and Library St. R.I.P. ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: Gary Ells - Chelsea, MA - Friend

“I knew Jimmy all of his life. He was always a very gentle, sweet person. Our fathers were childhood friends. Godspeed Jimmy. You're in a perfect...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Ann Breau Long - Williamsburg, VA

“A Life that was cut Short. I know that you are in a better Place. You now have the best seat in the house. Love and Will miss ya. Cuz. ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: Steve Troy - Reseda, CA - Family

“I remember Jimmy from Bradlees. We worked together for many years. He was always so cheerful. Rest In Peace Jimmy. ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: Terrie Baker - Saugus, MA

“Rest In Peace Jimmy . Went to St Rose school with him . Very friendly person. ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: Paul Bauer - Londonderry, NH

“Went to school with Jimmy. He was a very kind, quiet person. Always remember him walking everywhere and always had a kind thing to say about...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Joan Rossetti - Chelsea, MA

“To Jimmy's family we are saddened to hear he passed away. His Mom and Dad were great neighbors and Jimmy also. He gave his train set to my boys one...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: HelencJ Gurska - Salem, NH

“To Jimmy's family we are saddened to hear he passed away. His Mom and Dad were great neighbors and Jimmy also. He gave his train set to my boys one...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Richard&Helen Gurska - Salem, NH

“Jimmy was always a very quiet boy, he was a hard worker and he was great to his Mom!Rest in Peace Jimmy!Annette Snyderman, Former employee of City of...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Annette Snyderman - Melrose, MA

“Jim was always a happy go lucky person. Always seen the positive side of things. He always came to dialysis happy and when leaving would always...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Chrissy Kennedy - Medford, MA

CUNNIFF- Of Chelsea, unexpectedly, December 7th at the age of 62. Devoted son of the late Albert and Elizabeth (Saladino) Cunniff. Lovingly suvived by many cousins and friends. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral from the Smith Funeral Home, 125 Washington Avenue, CHELSEA on Saturday, December 17th at 8:30 AM followed by a Funeral Mass celebrated in St. Rose Church, 600 Broadway, Chelsea at 10 o'clock. Services will conclude with interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Expressions of sympathy in James' name may be made to the Chelsea Community Center, 207 Shurtleff Street, Chelsea, MA 02150.

Always a happy and friendly person, James passed away suddenly at home on Wednesday morning. For over 30 years, until his retirement, he worked in customer service, first at Bradlee's and after it's closing, next door at Save-a-Lot. An avid reader of newspapers, he always was current with the events of Chelsea and the world. A fanatic for the local sports teams, he kept every ticket stub for any of the games he went to. In his spare time he enjoyed bowling, most of the time at the lanes in East Boston.

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