Weir Mac Cuish Family Funeral Home

144 Salem Street, Malden, MA 02148

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James John Concannon Jr.

1945 - 2021



James J. Concannon Jr. of Malden, 76, passed away on March 29 th 2021. Jim was born in Malden on March 25 th 1945. He was the son of the late James and Josephine (Crowley) Concannon. Jim graduated from Malden Catholic High School with the class of 1963. He then went on to attend classes at The Wentworth Institute of Technology. Jim married Marie (Cashman) in 1975 and the two settled in Malden with their daughter Laurie. Jim worked as a civilian pipe fitter with the Dept. of the Navy traveling to a number of places including but not limited to Italy, Bahrain, and Israel. The tail end of his career was spent as a planner and estimator with the National Historical Center on the USS Constitution. Spanning 5 decades and only until this past December Jim was a staple bartender for the Irish American. Jim belonged to many clubs and organizations including The Irish American, The Elks Lodge and The Moose Lodge. Jim/Papa loved spending time with his 2 grandchildren, golfing and was known to always have a cigar in
hand or within reach.

He is survived by his daughter Laurie Grover and her husband Daniel Grover of Malden, MA and his granddaughters Sophie and Josephine Grover. Jim was preceded in death by his wife Marie Concannon, his parents James Concannon Sr. and Josephine Concannon and his sister Donna (Concannon) DiRuscio. Funeral services will be held from the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St. MALDEN on Tuesday April 6th at 9AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Sacred Hearts Church, 297 Main St. Malden at 10AM interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden. Visitation will be held in the funeral home on Monday April 5th from 4 to 8PM.

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