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James Francis Cloherty

May 6, 1950 ~ February 5, 2020 (age 69)


Passed away peacefully on February 5, 2020 at the age of 69 with his family by his side.  Jimmy was a beloved father, brother, grandfather, uncle, cousin, friend and proud Marine.  Jimmy grew up in Fidelis Way Brighton. He was the son of the late Margaret (Chandler) and Joseph Cloherty.  Jimmy was an honorable discharge veteran serving in Vietnam in the Marine Corps.  Jimmy joined the Marine Corps with his childhood friend Michael Christopher Burns also from Fidelis Way.  After serving in Vietnam, Jimmy returned home and had a passion for the United States Military and the freedom it represents.  Jimmy worked for Lucent Technologies and raised his family in Haverhill. 


Jimmy leaves behind his wife Nancy (Carchia), son Chris Cloherty and his wife Aki, his late son Jesse Brian Cloherty, grandchildren Jonah, Hana, and Emily, brothers Jay Cloherty and Brian Cloherty and his wife Patty.  A loving uncle to Sean Cloherty and his wife Dianna, Sarah Cloherty and husband Brian Freiermuth, Brian Cloherty Lauren Cloherty.  Brother in Law of Paulette Cloherty.


Visiting in the Lehman Reen & McNamara Funeral Home 63 Chestnut Hill Ave. (nr BRIGHTON COURTHOUSE) on Saturday Feb. 8th from 8:30-9:30am.  Followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony Church 43 Holton Street Allston at 10am.  Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Interment will be at 3:30 PM at Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill.  

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February 8, 2020

8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Lehman Reen McNamara Funeral Home
63 Chestnut Hill Ave
Brighton, Ma 02135

Mass of Christian Burial
February 8, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Anthony Church 43 Holton Street Allston

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