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James DiCresce

May 6, 1959 ~ July 26, 2018 (age 59)


Marlborough --  James W. DiCresce  (Jimmy D) 59 died on Thursday, July 26, 2018 he passed peacefully at Marlborough Hospital after a brief illness. 
He is predeceased by his mother Agnes Goss Walsh, father Salvatore DiCresce, brother Danny Walsh, aunt Rosemary Goss and uncle James F. Goss. He is survived by his sister Josephine DiCresce of Boston MA,  aunt Gloria Veiga and husband Glenn of W. Wareham MA,  aunt Anne Caron and husband Michael of Vero Beach FL, aunt Paula Goss Smith and her husband James of Monument Beach MA, aunt Carol Goss and her partner Stephen  Flagg of Buzzards Bay MA and Aunt Kathleen Konrath and husband Joseph of Dania Beach as well as many cousins. His list of family can not be complete without mentioning the Lim family whom he loved as his own and they him. Jimmy is predeceased by Mr.Peter Lim, Mrs.Vivian Lim and Linda Lim Lok. He is survived by Tim Lim of Seattle WA , Randy Lim of Boxboro MA , Susan Lim of Canton CT and Wanda Lim Yao of Los Angeles CA.
Jimmy D was born on May 6th, 1959 in Brighton MA where he lived to adulthood, he also spent many years on Cape Cod then moved to the Marlborough MA area.

Jimmy found his true passion in life at the age of 29 when he began working as Chef.  He worked for many restaurants and hotels as a Chef and an  Executive Chef, as well as later in life venturing into owning his own catering company.  Jimmy was a Chef who thrived in his work cooking, he truly enjoyed making people happy through preparing delicious foods.
Jimmy devoted himself to family and friends and will forever be remembered as an extremely humorous, outstanding and caring person. Friends and family will remember his gravelly, booming voice exclaiming "Who Knew?" on a regular basis, bringing a smile to all in earshot. 
He also loved and cared for many animals over the years. His cat Babies was his most recent fury friend. It was not unusual to see upon visiting his home several (like 5) selections of foods out offered to his precious furry baby girl.  
His family and friends have arranged two Celebrations of Life: One in Monument Beach MA and one in Hudson MA (see below for details). Please join in either or both events as we gather to Celebrate the Life of a great and loving individual.
Funeral services will be private.
 
Jimmy D’s Celebration of Life Events:
Weary Travelers Club
77 Valley Bars Rd, Monument Beach, MA 02553
Saturday, August 18, 2018 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM – 
Please feel free to bring pictures and or your favorite dish to share.
 
Eagles Club – Event Room
271 Cox St, Hudson, MA 01749
Friday, September 7, 2018 2:30 PM – 7:00 PM - Refreshment provided

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